Fowler Farms Welcomes Edith Skellie as New Food Safety Manager

Mon. August 21st, 2017 - by Jessica Donnel

WOLCOTT, NY - Fowler Farms, the New York apple company with more than 150 years of growing experience under its belt, is making new moves to offer top-of-the-line food safety standards to its customers. The company has announced that Edith Skellie will be joining the team, working as Food Safety Manager under JD Fowler.

Edith Skellie, Food Safety Manager, Fowler FarmsIn her new role, Edith will be tasked with maintaining proper regulatory protocols, as well as documenting, monitoring, and collecting data from trials and experiments to improve growing conditions. According to a press release, her sphere of influence will reach from in the orchard and throughout all facilities and grounds that Fowler Farms operates.

David Williams, VP of Sales and Marketing, Fowler Farms“Edith has been a pleasure to work with and has a firm grasp of the work involved to keep food safe. Fowler Farms is fortunate to have such a dedicated person on our team,” shared David Williams, VP of Sales and Marketing.

A graduate of Cornell University and bringing experience from growing up on a dairy farm, Edith has both educational and hands-on training with operations in and around a farm. During college, Edith spent two summers scouting orchards and recording diseases and pests to help farmers in diagnosing problems before reaching the critical point of the growing cycles. The company shared that she is enthusiastic about food safety and feels it is critical to maintaining a fresh supply of healthy fruit and fruit products to consumers.

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Fowler Farms is located in Wolcott, NY, and is a major grower, packer, and marketer of apples, committed to the safest possible fruit in the marketplace today. With Edith’s announcement signaling a major commitment to this end, AndNowUKnow will keep our eyes on this growing company.

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