Mission Produce Continues International Expansion, Announces Plans to Open United Kingdom Distribution Center in 2023

September 21, 2022 Mission Produce

Mission Produce announced plans to open a state-of-the-art ripening, packing and forward distribution center (FDC) in Dartford, England, in 2023. Strategically located with direct access to major international ports and transportation networks, the facility is expected to strengthen Mission’s expanding international footprint and optimize product distribution to the Company’s European customer base.

Mission Produce and NatureSweet Enter Long-Term 3PL Partnership in Laredo, Texas

September 8, 2022 Mission Produce

The move is anticipated to support the expansion of NatureSweet’s greenhouse portfolio, which includes the industry’s leading snacking tomatoes, medium/large tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers.

Mission Produce Becomes a First US Importer of Avocados from Jalisco, Mexico

August 1, 2022 Mission Produce

Mission Produce announced it imported some of the first avocados to the U.S. from the Mexican state of Jalisco. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new certification of Jalisco avocados for the U.S. market provides Mission access to an additional supply source of premium fruit, supporting the Company in meeting strong domestic demand.

Mission Produce Appoints New President & Chief Operating Officer

May 6, 2022 Mission Produce

Mission Produce, Inc., the world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos, today announced it has named Timothy Bulow as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective no later than August 1, 2022. Mission’s Founder Steve Barnard will continue to serve in his role as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.