West Coast Expo 2019

Shawn Caldwell and Gene Coughlin with Vanguard Direct.
Shawn Caldwell and Gene Coughlin with Vanguard Direct.
The team of Global Fruit talks to show attendees about Canadian cherries. From left to right: Richard Isaacs, Laurel Angebrandt and Andre Bailey. Richard just joined the team and moved from the UK to Canada.
The team of Global Fruit talks to show attendees about Canadian cherries. From left to right: Richard Isaacs, Laurel Angebrandt and Andre Bailey. Richard just joined the team and moved from the UK to Canada.
Ian Smetona with Limoneira shows a lemon trio including pink lemons, Meyer lemons and traditional lemons.
Ian Smetona with Limoneira shows a lemon trio including pink lemons, Meyer lemons and traditional lemons.
Rocio Muoz and Chris Cordero with BabFarms.
Rocio Muñoz and Chris Cordero with Babé Farms.
Radish display in the booth of BabFarms with Romanesco broccoli in the middle.
Radish display in the booth of Babé Farms with Romanesco broccoli in the middle.
Cindy Plummer and Karen Hearn with the California Table Grape Commission are getting ready for the upcoming season.
Cindy Plummer and Karen Hearn with the California Table Grape Commission are getting ready for the upcoming season.
Smiles in the Oppy booth: Ambar Rodriguez, Ben Vallejo, Kori Martin and James Galindo.
Smiles in the Oppy booth: Ambar Rodriguez, Ben Vallejo, Kori Martin and James Galindo. 
Meg Buchsbaum, Angela Serna and Tammy Wiard with the National Mango Board. Meg recently joined the organization as Retail Account Manager.
Meg Buchsbaum, Angela Serna and Tammy Wiard with the National Mango Board. Meg recently joined the organization as Retail Account Manager.
Karen Brux and Steve Hattendorf with Fruits from Chile are excited for the new citrus season that has just started, as well as a new kiwifruit program.
Karen Brux and Steve Hattendorf with Fruits from Chile are excited for the new citrus season that has just started, as well as a new kiwifruit program.
John Killeen and Ken Silveira with Sunset/Mastronardi show Aloha peppers.
John Killeen and Ken Silveira with Sunset/Mastronardi show Aloha peppers.
A happy Suntreat and Columbine Vineyards team!
A happy Suntreat and Columbine Vineyards team!
Mike Preacher with Domex Superfresh Growers shows a 3 lb. pouch bag of Granny Smith apples.
Mike Preacher with Domex Superfresh Growers shows a 3 lb. pouch bag of Granny Smith apples.
Chris Brown and Tim Grady with NatureSeal.
Chris Brown and Tim Grady with NatureSeal.
The Giumarra team!
The Giumarra team!
Carved watermelon in the booth of Giumarra. Some of the company's produce items, including watermelon, are Fair Trade Certified.
Carved watermelon in the booth of Giumarra. Some of the company's produce items, including watermelon, are Fair Trade Certified.
Jessica McFadden and Brent Shammo with Starr Ranch.
Jessica McFadden and Brent Shammo with Starr Ranch.
Naomi Rodriguez, Ryan Birdsall and Erin Wagner with the Wonderful Company. Halo mandarins were still on display at the show, which means it was a long season.
Naomi Rodriguez, Ryan Birdsall and Erin Wagner with the Wonderful Company. Halo mandarins were still on display at the show, which means it was a long season. 
Jim Grabowski with Well Pict is flanked by Lauren Melenbacker, Johnna Johnson and Anthony Donilla of Marketing Plus. Lauren and Anthony proudly show strawberries and raspberries.
Jim Grabowski with Well Pict is flanked by Lauren Melenbacker, Johnna Johnson and Anthony Donilla of Marketing Plus. Lauren and Anthony proudly show strawberries and raspberries.
Nikki Rodoni with Measure to Improve, Katy Johnson with Prime Time International and Jan DeLyser with the California Avocado Commission.
Nikki Rodoni with Measure to Improve, Katy Johnson with Prime Time International and Jan DeLyser with the California Avocado Commission.
Bill Spidell with Prime Time Produce.
Bill Spidell with Prime Time Produce.
John Kang and Melanie Stavinski with Zespri are excited for the New Zealand kiwifruit season. They are proudly showing Sun Gold kiwis.
John Kang and Melanie Stavinski with Zespri are excited for the New Zealand kiwifruit season. They are proudly showing Sun Gold kiwis.
The Star Group is represented by Jason Domenico, Gord Morrison, Dustin Emberley and Rindi Bristol. The table in front shows some of Star's products, including Inspired Greens, blueberries and cherries.
The Star Group is represented by Jason Domenico, Gord Morrison, Dustin Emberley and Rindi Bristol. The table in front shows some of Star's products, including Inspired Greens, blueberries and cherries.
Valerie Gonzales and Dave Hewitt with 4Earth Farms show Fiesta peppers and a 3 ct. organic pepper.
Valerie Gonzales and Dave Hewitt with 4Earth Farms show Fiesta peppers and a 3 ct. organic pepper. 
Josh Tunstall with United Apple Sales shows Ruby Frost and SnapDragon apples.
Josh Tunstall with United Apple Sales shows Ruby Frost and SnapDragon apples.
John Sheehan with Highline Mushrooms shows organic Mini Bella mushrooms in top seal packaging.
John Sheehan with Highline Mushrooms shows organic Mini Bella mushrooms in top seal packaging.
The team of Bee Sweet Citrus proudly shows Gold Nugget mandarins, Cara Cara oranges and lemons. From left to right: Anders Skooglund, Monique Bienvenue and Marcus Marderosian.
The team of Bee Sweet Citrus proudly shows Gold Nugget mandarins, Cara Cara oranges and lemons. From left to right: Anders Skooglund, Monique Bienvenue and Marcus Marderosian.
Chris Woo, Blake Branen and Brian Scott in the new booth of Owyhee Produce.
Chris Woo, Blake Branen and Brian Scott in the new booth of Owyhee Produce.
Isaias Guzman, Kimiya Manshadi and Anthony Shoghi with Moonland Produce proudly talk about the company's California-grown dragon fruit. The season will start in July and runs until early December.
Isaias Guzman, Kimiya Manshadi and Anthony Shoghi with Moonland Produce proudly talk about the company's California-grown dragon fruit. The season will start in July and runs until early December.
Robert Dobrzanski with Atlas Produce shows organic pitted medjool dates as well as chopped medjool dates in coconut flour.
Robert Dobrzanski with Atlas Produce shows organic pitted medjool dates as well as chopped medjool dates in coconut flour.
Blake Suzuki and Nick Dulcich with Pretty Lady Vineyards. Blake just recently joined the company in the role of Export Sales Manager.
Blake Suzuki and Nick Dulcich with Pretty Lady Vineyards. Blake just recently joined the company in the role of Export Sales Manager.
Girl Power in the booth of Coastline Family Farms.
Girl Power in the booth of Coastline Family Farms. 
Franz De Klotz, Michael Bozick, Julie Fargo and Nick Bozick with Richard Bagdasarian.
Franz De Klotz, Michael Bozick, Julie Fargo and Nick Bozick with Richard Bagdasarian.
Tim Colln and Ryan Easter with Sage Fruit next to the company's new cherry display.
Tim Colln and Ryan Easter with Sage Fruit next to the company's new cherry display.
The team of Master's Touch: Santiago Landgrave, Felipe Garcia, Carlos Franco and Daniel Heguertty.
The team of Master's Touch: Santiago Landgrave, Felipe Garcia, Carlos Franco and Daniel Heguertty. 
On May 22, the grape season out of Hermosilla starts for Master's Touch, followed by Caborca on June 5th. About 90% of the company's grapes are organically grown.
On May 22, the grape season out of Hermosilla starts for Master's Touch, followed by Caborca on June 5th. About 90% of the company's grapes are organically grown.
Jeanette Slattery, Patrick Eubanks and Marlene Majarian with Kingsburg Orchards brought new harvest apricots and peaches to the show. Nectarine harvest is also starting up.
Jeanette Slattery, Patrick Eubanks and Marlene Majarian with Kingsburg Orchards brought new harvest apricots and peaches to the show. Nectarine harvest is also starting up.
Jeri Elsasser, Levon Ganajian and Angela Hernandez with Trinity Fruit Company.
Jeri Elsasser, Levon Ganajian and Angela Hernandez with Trinity Fruit Company. 
Kyle Lane, Angela Tallant and Andy Bruno with Westfalia Fruit. Originally from South Africa, the company has been marketing avocados in the US for the past four years.
Kyle Lane, Angela Tallant and Andy Bruno with Westfalia Fruit. Originally from South Africa, the company has been marketing avocados in the US for the past four years.
Marco Muoz with Greenyard/Seald Sweet shows seedless green grapes. The Mexican season is starting up for the company.
Marco Muñoz with Greenyard/Seald Sweet shows seedless green grapes. The Mexican season is starting up for the company.
Michael McMillan with Bridges Organic Produce attends the show.
Michael McMillan with Bridges Organic Produce attends the show.
Jacqueline Bautista and Santiago Pena with Mission Produce.
Jacqueline Bautista and Santiago Pena with Mission Produce.
Crystal Chavez and Terry Kuhel with Gold Coast Packing.
Crystal Chavez and Terry Kuhel with Gold Coast Packing.
Christina and Mike Dittenber with Warren Packaging out of Ontario, California.
Christina and Mike Dittenber with Warren Packaging out of Ontario, California.
Jaysen Weidner and Doug Perkins with HBF talk to customers about the company's specialty berry programs, including currants, cranberries and kiwiberries.
Jaysen Weidner and Doug Perkins with HBF talk to customers about the company's specialty berry programs, including currants, cranberries and kiwiberries.
Julie DeWolf and Kevin Carlson with Sunkist Growers show Valencia oranges and Cara Cara oranges.
Julie DeWolf and Kevin Carlson with Sunkist Growers show Valencia oranges and Cara Cara oranges.
Jay Angulo and Matt Hiett with Baloian Farms.
Jay Angulo and Matt Hiett with Baloian Farms.
Marcos Perez and Laura Bartlett with Beachside Produce.
Marcos Perez and Laura Bartlett with Beachside Produce.
Susie Alvarez and Stephanie Gonzalez with Dayka Hackett proudly show the new labeling of the company's avocados in mesh bags.
Susie Alvarez and Stephanie Gonzalez with Dayka Hackett proudly show the new labeling of the company's avocados in mesh bags.
Dave Sherman and Derek Peterson with Wilcox Fresh.
Dave Sherman and Derek Peterson with Wilcox Fresh.
The team of Melissa's: Fernando Sanchez, Dale Roberts, Lee Crenshaw and Raul Gallegos.
The team of Melissa's: Fernando Sanchez, Dale Roberts, Lee Crenshaw and Raul Gallegos.
Derek Sass and Michelle Cordova with Talley Farms.
Derek Sass and Michelle Cordova with Talley Farms.
Mike Reed and David Bell with Houweling's show a premium variety cherry on-the-vine tomatoes. They are grown in California as well as British Columbia.
Mike Reed and David Bell with Houweling's show a premium variety cherry on-the-vine tomatoes. They are grown in California as well as British Columbia.
Kevin Trisko and Tracy Carranza with Earthbound Farm. The company was recently bought by Taylor Farms.
Kevin Trisko and Tracy Carranza with Earthbound Farm. The company was recently bought by Taylor Farms.
Mike Tucker, Michelle Sisson and Camille Hanna with Apeel Sciences.
Mike Tucker, Michelle Sisson and Camille Hanna with Apeel Sciences.
Tom Fleming, John Barnes and Steve Flashing with Yakima Fresh.
Tom Fleming, John Barnes and Steve Flashing with Yakima Fresh.
The team of Brandt Farms. From left to right: Dave Maddux, Darrin Kirk and Michael Reimer.
The team of Brandt Farms. From left to right: Dave Maddux, Darrin Kirk and Michael Reimer.
Dino Iacovino with Altar Produce.
Dino Iacovino with Altar Produce.
Mike Torczon with Top Brass.
Mike Torczon with Top Brass.
West Pak's Jared Bray.
West Pak's Jared Bray.
Baltazar Garcia with Pete's is walking the floor.
Baltazar Garcia with Pete's is walking the floor.
John Vlahandreas and Manny Carvajal with Wada Farms get a visit from George Nunez with Olympic Fruit and Vegetable.
John Vlahandreas and Manny Carvajal with Wada Farms get a visit from George Nunez with Olympic Fruit and Vegetable.
Brian Campos, Howard Nager and Brano Popovac with Sun Pacific, showing organic kiwis, organic table grapes and California navel oranges.
Brian Campos, Howard Nager and Brano Popovac with Sun Pacific, showing organic kiwis, organic table grapes and California navel oranges.
Rebecca Castrejn, Leanne Ruzzamenti and Rebecca Chavez with Equitable Food Initiative.
Rebecca Castrejón, Leanne Ruzzamenti and Rebecca Chavez with Equitable Food Initiative.
The booth of Eagle Eye Produce.
The booth of Eagle Eye Produce.

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