AGRANA Fruit US and Palmer Holland Form Commercial Partnership

 

Cleveland, OH – March 5, 2019 – AGRANA Fruit, a world-class manufacturer of natural fruit solutions, appoints Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition as the national distributor for the United States.

Collectively, Palmer Holland and AGRANA Fruit US provide customers with innovative solutions for the dairy, ice cream, and bakery markets. The specialty food portfolio includes customized fruit, brown flavor, and savory preparations as well as systems that include additions for added taste and texture.

“Our new commercial partnership with AGRANA fits perfectly into our strategy of providing our customers with a portfolio of natural, clean-label, on-trend, and healthy formulation options. AGRANA Fruit’s global presence, strength of scale, and commitment to innovation make it the ideal partner for our customers and our company!” said Bret Horace, Sales Director, Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition.

AGRANA Fruit US has manufacturing facilities in Botkins, OH; Centerville, TN; Fort Worth, TX; and Lysander, NY as well as corporate offices and NPD in Brecksville, OH. These production plants and Palmer Holland’s warehouses are located in close proximity to customers which enables maximum freshness and the highest quality of the fruit.

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Ingredient Consultant or the Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Technical Director, Charles Barber, at 630-729-4823 or cbarber@palmerholland.com. You can also visit the AGRANA Fruit landing page to learn more. 

About Agrana
AGRANA Fruit is part of the Austrian AGRANA Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. With 28 production facilities worldwide and sales activities in more than 80 countries, it is the leading producer for fruit preparations globally. Every year, an international network of R&D experts develops around 850 new and innovative products in close collaboration with its customers. The AGRANA Group is also a major producer of fruit juice concentrates in Europe, a key manufacturer of custom starch products and bioethanol as well as one of today’s leading sugar companies in Central and Eastern Europe.

John Kerrigan Becomes Newest Member of Health & Nutrition Team

Cleveland, OH – January 22, 2019 – Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition is pleased to announce that it has named John Kerrigan as Ingredient Consultant – Midwest.

Kerrigan currently resides in Chicago, IL and will be responsible for the seven Midwestern states of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin along with the northwestern quadrant of Indiana and the southwestern quadrant of Michigan. Kerrigan brings over 20 years of sales experience in the manufacturing and distribution segments for specialty ingredients, as well as intimate knowledge of the extensive and diverse customer base throughout the region.

In his new role, Kerrigan’s responsibilities will include developing and executing on Palmer Holland’s commercial strategies, interfacing with customers and principals, and driving profitable growth. John He is an active member of the International Food Technology (IFT), Private Label Manufacturers (PLMA), and Professional Manufacturing Confectioners (PMCA) Associations.

Palmer Holland’s rapidly expanding line of specialty, on-trend, and label-friendly ingredients from global manufacturing leaders is key to solving unmet customer needs in the marketplace. “John’s commercial experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to help execute Palmer Holland’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth in the Midwest,” says Bret Horace, Sales Director – Health & Nutrition.

For more information, please email info@palmerholland.com or visit the Palmer Holland website at www.palmerholland.com.

Roger Hutchinson Joins the Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Team

Cleveland, OH – Effective December 10, 2018 – Palmer Holland is pleased to announce that it has named Roger Hutchinson as Ingredient Consultant – Southeast for its Health & Nutrition team.


In his new role, Hutchinson’s responsibilities will include developing and executing on Palmer Holland’s commercial strategies, interfacing with customers and principals, and driving profitable growth. Hutchinson brings over 20 years of sales experience in the manufacturing and distribution segments for specialty ingredients as well as intimate knowledge of the extensive and diverse customer base throughout the region.


Hutchinson currently resides in Deland, FL and will be responsible for the eight southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. He is an active member of the International Food Technology (IFT), Private Label Manufacturers (PLMA), and Professional Manufacturing Confectioners (PMCA) Associations.


Palmer Holland’s rapidly expanding line of specialty, on-trend, and label-friendly ingredients from global manufacturing leaders is key to solving unmet customer needs in the marketplace. “Roger’s commercial experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to help execute Palmer Holland’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth in the Southeast,” says Bret Horace, Sales Director – Health & Nutrition.


For more information, please email info@palmerholland.com. 

Dan Rominiecki Joins Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Team

Cleveland, OH – Effective October 15, 2018 – Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition is pleased to announce that it has named Dan Rominiecki as Ingredient Consultant – Northeast.


In his new role, Rominiecki’s responsibilities will include developing and executing on Palmer Holland’s commercial strategies, interfacing with customers and principals, and driving profitable growth. With a degree in Pastry Arts, his extensive industry experience includes commercial sales roles in finished goods retail, foodservice solutions, and specialty ingredients.


Rominiecki currently resides in Ambler, PA and will be responsible for eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. He is an active member of the International Food Technology (IFT), Private Label Manufacturers (PLMA), and Professional Manufacturing Confectioners (PMCA) Associations.


Palmer Holland’s rapidly expanding line of specialty, on-trend, and label-friendly ingredients from global manufacturing leaders is key to solving unmet customer needs in the marketplace. “Dan’s commercial experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to help execute Palmer Holland’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth in the Northeast,” says Bret Horace, Sales Director – Health & Nutrition.


For more information, please email info@palmerholland.com or visit the Palmer Holland website at www.palmerholland.com.