Tom Tjerandsen, Produce Industry Icon, Passes at Age 80

November 22, 2022 Perishable News

The family of noted international produce marketer Thomas C. Tjerandsen of Sonoma, Calif., sadly announces his passing on November 8 after a short illness. He was instrumental in the founding of the Pomegranate Council and had been its executive director since its inception in 1997.   He was a leader in the California Agricultural Export Council, focused on several specialty crops.