Industry Talent Fund

We proudly recognize our individual donors and corporate partners for their annual contributions. They are instrumental in supporting our efforts to attract, develop and retain talent.

To show our appreciation, we demonstrate their commitment in the below recognition levels for gifts made in a calendar year (January 1 - December 31).

2017 Corporate Partners and Individual contributors

$100,000 and above

Produce Marketing Association        

$25,000 - $49,999

AndNowUKnowJV Smith Companies produce business

$10,000 - $24,999

CastelliniLipman family farms refreshingly dependableMission Produce oppyPro Act America's Produce Specialist

$5,000 - $9,999

Camposol S.A.
D.L.J. Produce, Inc.
Family Tree Farms
HMC Farms
Holt Logistics Corporation
Houweling's Group
Moonlight Companies
Naturipe Farms, LLC.
Ocean Mist Farms
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
Prime Time International
Progressive Produce LLC
Veg-Fresh Farms

$2,500 - $4,999

4Earth Farms
Boskovich Farms, Inc.
Caito Food Services, Inc.
Church Brothers Farms
Coastline Family Farms dba Sunridge Farms, Inc.
Earthbound Farm
Fyffes N.A.
Highline Mushrooms
Indianapolis Fruit Company
Lakeside Produce
Legacy Farms, LLC
Nature Fresh Farms
Pete's Living Greens
Pura Vida Farms
Temkin International, Inc.
To-Jo Mushrooms, Inc.
Tyler Phipps Scholarship Fund
WJL Distributors, Inc.




$1,000 – $2,499

A.J. Trucco, Inc.
Alsum Farms & Produce Inc.
Andrews Brothers, Inc.
Aribel Aguirre Beck
B&C Fresh Sales
Barkley Ag Enterprises, LLP
Barsa Group
Bronco Packaging Corp.
Cathy and Ty Burns
Central American Produce, Inc.
Ciruli Brothers
Costco Wholesale
Country Fresh Mushroom Company
Dalena Farms, Inc.
D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of New York
Davalan Fresh
David Smith   
Del Rey Avocado Co.
Diversified Restaurant Systems
Domex Superfresh Growers
Field Fresh Foods
First Pick Farms LLC
Florida Fruit & Vegetable
Four Seasons Produce, Inc.
Fowler Packing, Inc
Fox Packaging
Fresh Gourmet Company
Frieda's, Inc.
Gabriel Fonzo
Guan's Mushroom Co.
Index Fresh, Inc.
Integrity, S.A.
Jac. Vandenberg, Inc.
Jerry Butt
Kent and Lynn Shoemaker
King Fresh Produce
Leonard and Adrian Batti
Margi Prueitt
Marketing Plus
Maui Fresh International, LLC
Metro Richelieu, Inc.
Pandol Brothers, Inc.
Patterson Companies
Pro Citrus Network, Inc.
Professional Produce
Red Sun Farms
Robert and Madeline Gordon
Ryan Hershey Enterprises Inc. / dba Pennys Salsa
Smith Packing Inc.
Spezzano Consulting Service, Inc.
Tara Smith-Vighetti
Tom Lange Company, Inc.
Umina Bros., Inc.
V.I.P. Marketing
Vick Family Farms Partnership
Victor Smith
Vision Produce Company
Volm Companies, Inc.
Westlake Produce Co.
Wholesum Harvest
Wilcox Fresh
Yakima Fresh, LLC

$100 - $499

Alicia Calhoun
Allpak Container LLC
Andy Physioc
Anthony Barbieri
Anthony D'Amico
Barbara Hochman
Bejo Seeds Inc.
David Rhodes
Del Sur Produce
Dick Spezzano
Dr. Bob Whitaker
Ed Treacy
Howard Nager
Janet Mahoney
Jill Overdorf
Jin Ju Wilder
JoAnn Davis
Johnna and Walt Hepner
Jorge Suarez
Juan Alarcon
Kathy Sorace
Kimberly Coker
LeighAnn Thomsen
Limoneira Company
Lois Giovacchini
Mark Munger
Matthew Giddings
Megan P. Nash
Megan Silcot
Michael Burchell
Michele Hoffman
Mikel and Lynn Hancock
National Produce Consultants
Nikki Shubra
Quincy Inman
Ralph Slomovits
Renee Taylor Howard
Robyn Florio
Sentier Systems Inc.
Stephen Flashing
SunSelect Produce
The Garlic Company
Todd Laforest
Tom Wonderly

$500 – $999

A.B.L. Srl
April and Kyle Porter
Bengard Ranch
Blind Renaissance Inc.
Capital City Fruit Co., Inc.
Chris Cervini
Coyote Logistics, LLC
Doug and Tracy Ranno
Famous Software, LLC
G.O. Fresh
Gabriela D'Arrigo
Greenhouse Produce Company
John and Lee Anne Oxford
John Vena, Inc.
Kelly and Brandon Jacob
Kingdom Fresh Produce
Krasdale Foods/Alpha 1 Marketing
Krivanek Consulting, Inc.
Lauren M. Scott
Lucca Freezer & Cold Storage
Marty Craner
Max Yeater
Nelia Alamo
Overwaitea Foods
Phil Brewer
Richard Owen
Rick and Jessica Harris
Robert Mann Packaging LLC
RPE, Inc.
Sunrise Produce, LLC.
SunTerra Produce
Tim Henkel
Tom DeLellis
Warren Packaging Inc
Wish Farms
Yolanda Valencia

Under $100

Astrid Schrier
Becky Roberts
Belinda Harvey
Bob Whitman
Christina D'Allacco
Criztal Hernanadez
Cynthia Neal
Gail Carpenter
George Szczepanski
Jamie Hillegas
Jill LeBrasseur
Joan Janeka
Julie Koch
Kathleen Wood
Kathy Means
Kevin Kelso
Krystle Dowling
Kyle McMillan
Lynda Fisher
Marilyn Steranko
Mary Lenhoff
Michelle Hudyma
Mike Kennedy
Nancy Tucker
Patricia Dominguez
Paula Gonzalez
Sally Bedwell
Tracy Wise
Troyer Brothers Florida, Inc.
Vicki Bonvetti
Yasheaka Oakley

Tribute Gifts

Contributors names are listed in italics below honoree name. 

Debbie Negron
     Margi Prueitt

Howard Marguleas
     Dick Spezzano

Joseph T. Krafick
     Kelly and Brandon Jacob

Nora Ward
     Barbara Hochman

David Giovacchini
     CGT Staff

Phil Hindman
     Bob Whitman

Anthony R. DeLellis
     Tom DeLellis

Tim Henkel
     Juan Alarcon