Lauren Del Rosario, a staff member at Gourmet Trading Co., a Los Angeles-based distributor of fresh asparagus and blueberries, has been named to the first Fresh Produce & Floral Council apprentice program.
“Since joining Gourmet Trading Company a little over a year ago, Lauren has proved to be a hard working asset to our team,” Kristen Francisco, vice president of sales and marketing at Gourmet Trading, said in a press release. “We are proud of her achievements and her willingness to continue educate herself and learn more about our industry.”
Del Rosario has seven years of experience in the produce industry. She became interested in produce through her experience as a professional chef. Along with being a passionate member of the industry, Del Rosario gives back to the community with her involvement in the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, which focuses on creating a sustainable food shed model to provide access to healthy and affordable food options in the city of Los Angeles.
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