VILLAGE FARMS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES NEW CORPORATE CHEF DARREN BROWN

NEW CORPORATE CHEF DARREN BROWN

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Village Farms International, located in Heathrow, Florida it pleased to announce they have appointed Chef Darren Brown, located in Vancouver, BC as Executive Corporate Chef for the company. Chef Brown comes to Village Farms with over 25 years experience across numerous facets of the food industry. Chef’s former position as Executive Chef, for all the restaurants at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, BC where he originally came in contact with the brand, incorporating Village Farms produce extensively onto the menus there. According to Helen L. Aquino, Director Brand Management & Communication, “We are elated to have Chef on board with Village Farms as a tried and true brand ambassador. His food expertise is perfectly suited in discerning our exclusive varietal flavor profiles.” According to Aquino, Chef will be responsible for creating unique recipes that focus on health and wellness for consumers. In addition chef will be on hand at company events including tradeshows. Chef Brown will be representing the company on a chef panel at the upcoming 3rd Annual Indoor Agriculture conference March 31 and April 1, 2015 in Las Vegas Nevada. Chef Brown has this to say about his new position, “Village Farms has so many exciting new varietals that are exclusive to them alone. Their quality is only surpassed by their flavor and when incorporated into a dish really allow the food speak for itself’. Visit www.villagefarms.com for more information.

About Village Farms
Village Farms is one of the largest producers, marketers, and distributors of premium-quality, greenhouse-grown fruits and vegetables in North America. The food our farmers grow, along with other greenhouse farmers under exclusive arrangements are all grown in environmentally friendly, soil-less, glass greenhouses. The Village Farms® brand of fruits and vegetables is marketed and distributed primarily to local retail grocers and dedicated fresh food distributors throughout the United States and Canada. Since its inception, Village Farms has been guided by sustainability principles that enable us to grow food 365 days a year that not only feeds the growing population but is healthier for people and the planet. Village Farms is Good for the Earth® and good for you.

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