Denise Junqueiro Advances to Mission Produce’s Vice President of Marketing

October 27, 2021 Mission Produce

Mission Produce announces the promotion of Denise Junqueiro to Vice President of Marketing and Communications, reporting to Steve Barnard, Chief Executive Officer and Founder. Junqueiro will drive Mission’s global marketing plans in concert with the executive committee and continue to play a pivotal role in Mission’s growth by directing the Mission Produce brand, media relations, global communications, and consumer and trade marketing. 

Mission Produce Continues National Expansion, Opens Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas

September 30, 2021 Mission Produce

Mission Produce Inc. announced the grand opening of its new $50 million mega distribution center in Laredo, Texas, in celebration of the Company’s first anniversary of its initial public offering on Oct. 1.

Mission Produce Hosts Ninth Annual Philanthropic Golf Tournament

September 22, 2021 Mission Produce

Mission Produce, Inc. hosted its much-anticipated ninth annual philanthropic golf tournament at the Moorpark Country Club in support of The Mission Foundation, which gives 100% of revenue from the event back to local charities, including the Ventura College Foundation Chappy Morris Scholarship Fund and Interface Children & Family Services. The tournament produced a strong turnout with 208 participants from the United States and Canada.

Mission Produce Advances Its Sales and Sourcing Departments

September 13, 2021 Mission Produce

Mission Produce announces the development of its sales and sourcing departments to promote the Company’s rapid growth into emerging markets and additional categories. As part of the advancement, Keith Barnard has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Sourcing, Brooke Becker has been promoted to Senior Director of North American Retail, and Mark Solis joins Mission as a Sales Representative.

Mission Foodservice is Ready to Meet Demand For More Avocado Dishes on Menus

July 21, 2021 Mission Produce

Mission Produce in anticipation of Foodservice PMA, today released consumer insights on the food service sector, showing that 77 percent of people who like avocados wish there were more avocado options available on menus– and 91 percent of them are willing to pay more for them.