The Garden Produce, based in Jacksonville, FL, recently named Michael Anthony as vice president of operations.
Before joining The Garden Produce, Anthony held the position of director of operations at Indianapolis Fruit Co. in Indianapolis, where he was responsible for a startup fresh-cut processing and distribution facility. Prior to that, he was general manager of Redi-Cut/Fresh Express in Kansas City, MO, for six years and also held a long tenure with C&S Wholesale. His expertise ranges from processing, distribution, quality assurance, inventory control, food safety and management.
“Mike’s extensive experience as a senior operations manager, his knowledge of the produce industry and his track record of success combined with good old fashioned common sense made the decision to offer Mike our leading role and easy one,” stated Matt and Jon Wasson, owners of The Garden Produce, in a company press release.
“I could not be happier with the opportunities that are being afforded to me and look forward to helping The Garden blossom and grow into a significant player within the produce industry,” Anthony added.
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