Sutherland Produce and Hanna International Sales have announced a new joint-partnership that will aim to develop new imported produce sales into the Canadian market.

President and chief executive of Hanna International, Steve Snaychuk, set up the company 14 years ago, and has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, managing growers, packing and supermarket sales.

“We are very excited to be working with Ricky and the Sutherland team! Creating value for our clients, offering exceptional quality and increasing our market presence in Canadian markets,” said Snaychuk.

Director of sales at Sutherland Produce, Ricky Chong (pictured), added, 'We are lucky to have Steve and the Hanna team! Looking forward to many great years together!”

Chong has been in the produce industry for 36 years, with 20 years retail experience, managing all facets of the business, including warehouse and packing operations, farming, and global procurement.

Sutherland has company owned farms in several countries, and works with many of the industry recognized, best growers in the world.

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