Nelia Alamo Joins Markon as Vice President of Marketing

February 7, 2023 Markon Cooperative

Markon Cooperative announced Nelia Alamo has joined their team as Vice President of Marketing. Alamo comes with over 25 years of experience in the produce industry with a strong background in marketing and communications.

Markon Hosts Seventh Annual Chef Summit to Develop Plant-Powered Menus

October 12, 2022 Markon Cooperative, Inc.

With plant-based meals rising in popularity, produce cooperative Markon recently brought together chefs from across the United States and Canada to develop, learn and collaborate on plant-powered menu items at its seventh annual Chef Summit. During the Summit, the chefs also helped raise more than $15,500 to support the Rancho Cielo Drummond Culinary Academy. 

Markon Provides Update on West Coast Fall Harvesting Transitions

November 4, 2021 Markon Cooperative

With the fall harvest transition well under way along the West Coast, Markon is actively working with its suppliers and grower-partners as several of its commodity and value-added produce items move to more favorable growing areas.

Markon Hosts Sixth Annual Chef Summit Focused On Plant-Powered Dishes

September 23, 2021 Markon Cooperative

After weathering a far from typical year in the foodservice industry, chefs from across the United States came together to develop, learn, and collaborate around plant-powered menu items at Markon Cooperative’s recently held Chef Summit. Chefs also had the opportunity to use their talents to give back to the Rancho Cielo Drummond Culinary Academy. 

Markon Names Andy Hamilton New Chief Executive Officer

October 20, 2020 Markon Cooperative

Markon Cooperative announced Andy Hamilton will serve as the next Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Hamilton comes from a strong background steeped in foodservice, sales, partnership relations, and operations management, and will focus on continuing to drive growth for the cooperative through brand leadership, culinary innovation, and 5-Star Food Safety.