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Vega Produce hires Don Hood

Vega Produce LLC announced the hire of Don Hood as its national retail business development manager.

Prior to joining Vega Produce, Hood was most recently the lead account manager for the DSD program with J&J Family of Farms.dhood Before that, he spent more than 20 years in multiple sales and marketing roles with Sysco Corp., US food service and Inland Seafood.

“Don brings a new energy to the sales team,” Joseph Gunter, sales manager at Vega Produce, said in the release.

Hood is an accomplished sales and marketing leader with an extensive background in retail, foodservice, trade marketing and category management.

“Joining Vega Produce provides me with the opportunity to work with a well-respected company,” Hood said in a press release. “I’m excited about being a part of the team and helping to grow the retail business.”

“Don is a key addition to our sales team,” added Alejandro Toro, president of Vega Produce.