Foster has an extensive sales background, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in the food industry

Calavo Growers has announced the hire of Andy Foster to support the company’s recently aligned prepared division as VP sales – national accounts.

Foster brings more than 25 years’ experience in the food industry, including more than a decade in fresh cut produce and fresh prepared foods with companies such as Taylor Farms and Boskovich Farms, and more than 20 years working in food safety and quality assurance.

Andy Foster Calavo Prepared

Andy Foster

The company said Foster’s extensive sales background, coupled with his technical experience in food safety, would provide an asset to the growing Calavo Prepared division as the team works to achieve growth in existing and new business channels.

“Calavo is thrilled Andy has joined our team to continue driving sales and supporting expansion as we look to grow our portfolio of high-quality, ready-to-eat food products,” said Kate Brooks, SVP Sales for Calavo Prepared.

“Andy’s tenure in produce and prepared foods at companies both large and small will prove an asset to the Prepared team and we’re excited to welcome him on board.”