Eric Schwartz is currently the CEO of Eckert Frozen Foods, LLC. Prior past positions include CEO of United Vegetable Growers Cooperative, CEO of Patterson Vegetable Company, LLC, and president of Dole Worldwide Fresh Vegetables.
“Eric brings significant expertise in fresh-cut and retail food manufacturing to the board of directors with his previous positions, including a decade-long leadership position at Dole,” said CEO Rodney Braga. “We value the experience and perspective he brings to our business.”
Schwartz is a long-time contributor to the fresh produce industry, having served as past co-chairman for the startup of the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) and a past member of the board of directors of the former International Fresh-Cut Produce Association.