Lipman Family Farms Appoints Fourth-Generation Family Member as New CEO

October 27, 2022 Lipman Family Farms

Lipman Family Farms announces the appointment of fourth generation Lipman family member, Elyse Lipman as Chief Executive Officer, set to succeed Kent Shoemaker after 13 years leading the company.

Lipman Family Farms Increases Vegetable Production in Florida

August 31, 2022 Lipman Family Farms

Lipman Family Farms, North America’s largest field tomato and vegetable grower, value-added packer, and distributor, will be increasing production of its winter vegetable supply in Immokalee, Florida with an additional 1,400 acres. Lipman’s growth in Florida production exemplifies the company’s ongoing commitment and focus on being one the largest vertically integrated tomato and vegetable suppliers in North America.

Lipman Strengthens Presence in Mexico with Purchase of Greenhouse Facility

July 29, 2022 Lipman Family Farms

With the goal of being North America’s largest integrated network of growers, value-added partners, and solution providers in fresh produce, Lipman Family Farms continues to solidify scope through strategic growth. The tomato and vegetable supplier further expands its international footprint by closing the deal on a 75-acre greenhouse facility in Jalisco, Mexico.

Lipman Family Farms Nourishes Partnerships with Local Farmers to Meet Consumer Demands

June 24, 2022 Lipman Family Farms

Lipman Family Farms continues advancements within the Lipman Local program, supporting strong partnerships as the summer season begins. Since its inception, the program has evolved through forward-looking developments within crop utilization, acreage expansion, increasing supply as well as continued testing for innovative data collection tools to ensure optimal, local produce is available year-round. 

Lipman Family Farms Announces Leadership Succession Process

June 1, 2022 Lipman Family Farms

Lipman Family Farms announced that after 13 years as Lipman Family Farms’ first independent Chief Executive, Kent Shoemaker intends to retire in 2023. Kent will remain in his role until a successor has been confirmed and fully transitioned.