Wolcott, NY-based Fowler Farms, a grower-shipper of fresh apples, has
appointed Mark Sharp as its new director of business development.
Mr. Sharp has brought to the company his 30 years of experience in both
retail and foodservice including stints with Dole Fresh Fruit and ConAgra. He
also previously has served on the Produce Marketing Association's foodservice
"I am excited to be joining the Fowler team," Mr. Sharp said in an Aug. 31
press release. “As long as I can remember, Fowler Farms has been on the
forefront of the apple industry both in New York and nationally. I am looking
forward to helping them expand their leadership position to new markets and
A native of western New York and a graduate of Cornell University, Mr. Sharp
will be based in Memphis, TN, and will assist new customers with their apple
and cider needs.
“We couldn’t be more pleased,” Robert Fowler, a sixth-generation family
member and owner, said in the release. “Mark will make an excellent addition
to the Fowler sales team.”
For over 150 years, Fowler Farms has grown and marketed over 23 varieties of
fresh apples and apple cider.