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Kansas City, KS-based Liberty Fruit Co. promoted ERIC SCHRIEVER Nov. 1 to director of procurement.

Eric-SchrieverIn his new position at Liberty Fruit, Mr. Schriever is responsible for overall sourcing and procurement of products, as well as building strong relationships with the company’s sales and procurement offices.

Mr. Schriever has been in the produce industry for 13 years, first getting his start right out of college when he worked for C.H. Robinson, also in Kansas City, and learned the buying, selling and trucking aspects of the industry.

“I had an immediate love for the produce industry and decided I would continue my career path into the wholesale side of the industry,” he said. “After several years in the wholesale industry, I ended up at Liberty Fruit and I could not ask for a better company to work for.”

Mr. Schriever added that he is extremely proud to have been promoted into a leadership role at the company, and he is looking forward to the challenge.

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