Retailer and Member Profiles

Each month, the Fresh Produce & Floral Council profiles a different member and a different retailer.  Click below to learn more about the professionals in the produce and floral industry and the members of the FPFC.

Member Profile – Robert Thompson

Member Profile – Robert Thompson

Robert ThompsonFounderFreshSource, LLCProduce Career Has a Destiny Feel to It When Robert F. Thompson was growing up in San Jose, CA, being raised by his single mother in the 1970s, an agricultural career would never have seemed to be on the horizon.   In the first...

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Retailer Profile – Robby Cruz

Retailer Profile – Robby Cruz

Robby Cruz Vice President of Produce Sourcing & ProcurementSprouts Farmers MarketsFast Tracking Through Life   As of this writing, Robby Cruz is only 42 years old, yet he has already spent 25 years in the retail produce sector, has been a top executive for...

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Member Profile – Rachelle Schulken

Member Profile – Rachelle Schulken

Rachelle Schulken Marketing Events ManagerRenaissance Food GroupWhatever you do, don’t ever tell Rachelle Schulken she can’t do something. On a challenge from her husband, Schulken, marketing event manager for Renaissance Food Group, turned an athletic endeavor she...

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Retailer Profile – John Fujii

Retailer Profile – John Fujii

John Fujii Supervisor of Produce BuyingGelson's MarketsThere have been numerous fulfilling challenges John Fujii, Gelson’s supervisor of produce purchasing, has faced and accomplished in his lifetime, from his quick ascension in his produce career to climbing major...

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