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Lauren Del Rosario Participates in Fresh Produce and Floral Council's First Apprentice Program
“Since joining Gourmet Trading Company a little over a year ago Lauren has proved to be a hard working asset to our team. We are proud of her achievements and her willingness to continue educate herself and learn more about our industry,” stated Kristen Francisco, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Del Rosario has seven years of experience in the produce industry. She became interested in produce through her experience as a professional chef. Along with being a passionate and experienced member of the industry, Del Rosario gives back to the community with her involvement in the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, which focuses on creating a sustainable food shed model to provide access to healthy and affordable food options in the city of Los Angeles.
About Gourmet Trading Company:
Gourmet Trading Company, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, was founded in 1982 as a family business. Their control over the supply chain of fresh asparagus and blueberries enables them to offer superior service to their customers and growers all over the world. Strong grower relationships globally, a state of the art packing facility in Pasco, Washington, implementation of their own traceability system, management of their own farms in Peru and California, in-house warehousing through Gourmet Logistics, and continual investment in their business enables them to provide high quality asparagus and berries all year round. Gourmet Trading Company has additional offices in Miami, Florida; Pasco, Washington; Calexico, California; Bakersfield, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Auckland, New Zealand; Lima, Peru; Tokyo, Japan; and Caborca, Mexico. For additional information visit gourmettrading.net or follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/