Springfield, IL (February 12, 2014) – Tom Lange Company is pleased to announce the addition of produce veteran Mark Krauter to their sales team. Mark has worked successfully with fresh fruits and vegetables in both North and South America, most recently serving as Director of International Sales for Amerifresh. He will be opening a sales office in Visalia, California, operating under Lange's Seven Seas banner.

The office will focus on sourcing California and Arizona fruits and vegetables for customers throughout the United States and Canada, as well as select export customers. According to Tom Lange Company President Greg Reinauer, "Mark brings a broad range of experience to the Tom Lange Company, and we will be utilizing all our resources to put those experiences to good use. We're all excited here to have him on board and continue the expansion of the Seven Seas division."

About Tom Lange Company: Seven Seas-Visalia is the most recent addition to the Tom Lange Family of Companies. Tom Lange Company is one of the longest standing employee-owned companies in the produce industry. As one of the largest distributors of fresh produce, Tom Lange serves the retail, wholesale and foodservice trades through expansive global network of growers, shippers and logistics partners.

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Taylor Aldridge