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Good Foods Group names Kristyn Lawson VP of retail sales

Good Foods Group LLC, a Pleasant Prairie, WI-based distributor of preservative-free products that utilize high-pressure pasteurization, has named Kristyn Lawson vice president of retail sales.

"Kristyn's exceptional record of performance in the fresh food industry will provide valuable perspective on our long-term strategy to ensure the future success of the company," lawsonKristyn LawsonKurt Penn, founder and chief executive officer of Good Foods Group LLC. "We look forward to her contribution and insights as we move forward."

Lawson brings over 15 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry to Good Foods. Prior to joining Good Foods, she was vice president of sales at Yucatan Foods. Before joining Yucatan Foods, she has held various sales and marketing management positions at CTE Sales & Marketing Management, Abraham of North America and Marie's Salad Dressings (Ventura Foods).

Lawson is actively involved in the CPG community and affiliated with the top industry associations such as Produce Marketing Association, serving as committee member for Fresh Summit, United Fresh Produce Association, Produce for Better Health and the Fresh Produce & Floral Council.

"It is truly a privilege to represent such a wonderful product line of innovative and fresh products, Lawson said in a press release. "I am looking forward to introducing Good Foods' products to retailers and consumers from coast to coast."

Good Foods manufactures a variety of unique items such as Hot Giardiniera Hummus, Artichoke Jalapeno Dip, Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad and Tableside Chunky Guacamole, which come in a variety of sizes, including single serve. Good Foods' products are marketed under the "Chef Earl's," "Good Foods" and "Cheeky Chicky" brands.