Produce marketing executive Kori Tuggle joined Braga Fresh in a new position at the company as vice president of marketing and product development.

In this role Tuggle is responsible for brand management, corporate communications, scaling consumer engagement and collaborating with internal teams and customers to expand the company’s product offerings.

“In the immediate time frame of this global health crisis, our focus is the health and safety of our employees,” said Rodney Braga, president and CEO, Braga Fresh. “Creating this position is an addition to our executive team as we build for the future. As farming has evolved, so has the approach to marketing and Kori’s background will bring us the additional support we need to continue our growth.”

In early March the company opened its newest salad and vegetable processing facility in
Gonzales, Calif.

Tuggle has more than 20 years’ experience in produce marketing. She’s led marketing and product innovation efforts at companies such as Safeway and Ocean Mist Farms and was most recently the vice president of marketing and product development at Church Brothers/True Leaf Farms.

About Braga Fresh
Since 1928 the Braga family has been farming from the Salinas Valley. Well-known by shippers, processors, and now retailers, our name is synonymous with high quality organic and conventional fresh vegetables. We continue to mix innovation with tradition to grow, ship and process fresh vegetables and salads year-round. With more than 20 years of expanding our certified organic program and meeting the highest food safety standards, we are bringing our expertise, authenticity, and standard of integrity to the retail market through Braga Farms and Josie’s Organics brands.

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