view current print edition




Sarah Burns joins T&A as senior manager of organic sales

sjiVeteran organic produce sales pro Sarah Burns is the latest addition to Tanimura & Antle’s growing organic team. She joins the company as senior manager of organic sales.

Burns’ deep experience comes from an entire produce career in organic sales, having spent 11 years on the sales team at Earthbound Farm. During her tenure at Earthbound, she developed strong relationships with retail and wholesale accounts in the western United States and Canada.

Burns joins the Tanimura & Antle team at a time when the organic program is on the verge of significant expansion. Current offerings include organic romaine hearts, organic Artisan Romaine, and organic Artisan Sweet Italian red onions. With the desert season, the company’s organic portfolio will expand to include celery, celery hearts, cauliflower, broccoli and bunched items. 

“I am thrilled that we’ve been able to add Sarah Burns to our stellar team, just as we’re building out the program,” Helena Beckett, senior director of retail, VMI and delivered sales, said in a press release. “Sarah’s knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for organic produce is an outstanding addition to our top-notch team.”