Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Creates North America New Product Development Team
- by Anne Allen
CORAL GABLES, FL - Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. is bringing the innovative heat with its new internal team—North America New Product Development. The goal of this team is to better serve the company’s customers and integrate Mann Packing into the ongoing development process. It will also be responsible for leading the innovation and new development processes for all Del Monte Fresh Produce brands on a national basis.
“We are very excited to introduce our New Product Development Team,” said Danny Dumas, Senior Vice President of Sales and Product Management. “Developing this role will not only help us better serve our consumer needs, but will also allow us to continue to inspire healthy lifestyles and remain industry innovators through our wholesome and convenient products.”
Alex McCloskey, the current Director of New Product Development at Mann Packing, will now expand his role to oversee both Mann Packing’s and Del Monte’s branded products across North America. According to a press release, McCloskey is an industry veteran who has years of experience in the ag and food industries. Throughout his career, he has built up a deep understanding of both brands.
The team will develop a New Product Development pipeline, which will prioritize consumer demand within the company through product innovation. The company noted that by incorporating this addition under the Del Monte Fresh Produce umbrella, the internal expertise across the Del Monte Fresh Produce business will be fortified, ultimately providing a strengthened consumer experience nationwide.
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