Index Fresh hires Keith Blanchard

Bloomington, CA-based Index Keith-BlanchardFresh, a grower-owned packing, marketing and shipping company, announced that KEITH BLANCHARD has joined its field staff, effective July 31.

Mr. Blanchard will work as the Southern California field representative, along with Jose Aviña, to recruit avocado growers in Riverside and San Diego counties.

“Keith brings years of valuable experience to the Index Fresh position,” Vice President of Operations Giovanni Cavaletto said in a company press release. “His hands-on experience in the agricultural industry gives him a unique understanding of growers and their specialized needs.”

Mr. Blanchard brings with him 19 years of experience in the avocado industry. He is a native of Orange County and currently resides in San Clemente with his wife and their four-year-old triplets.

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