Eco Farms, a California-based importer, shipper and grower of citrus and avocados welcomes Emily Noble and Vikki Almond to their Marketing team. Eco Farms is bringing them on board as part of their newest strategic growth plan. These new hires come a time of unprecedented expansion in the demand of avocados; in just the past 4 years, avocados have grown over 205% in retail sales. Total sales for 2017 amounted to approximately $2.28 billion.
Emily is a recent graduate of the UC Riverside School of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She has worked at a variety of well-known companies including Amazon, AmeriCorps and TechniCali. As a new sales and marketing associate, she will be responsible for developing new digital and social media campaigns; promotions; advertising; public relations; growing the Eco Farms brand; and developing sales accounts with the Eco Farms sales team.
Vikki enters Eco Farms with 7 years of experience in agriculture. She entered the industry through the PMA’s FIT program (Produce Marketing Association, Foundation for Industry Talent). She has worked at prominent companies including Four Seasons Produce, Inc. and Devine Organics. She holds a bachelor’s in Bachelors of Science in agriculture business, graduating cum laude from California State University, Fresno. Her concentration was in sales, marketing and international relations. As a sales and marketing associate as well, Vikki will be responsible for customer acquisition, account management, distribution, developing customer relationships.
Andy Hamilton, the CEO of Eco Farms added: “We’re extremely excited to have Emily and Vikki join us at Eco Farms. Vikki brings a lot of energy and ag industry expertise in particular. Emily brings some tremendous potential and marketing prowess to our sales and marketing department. Adding their exceptional talent and enthusiasm will be instrumental in our latest strategic growth plans.”
Eco Farms’ mission is to provide dependable, year-round avocados and organic citrus of the highest quality. Equally important, they aim to develop and grow their strong relationships with growers, partners, and customers. Find out more at http://www.ecofarmsusa.com/.