Exeter Produce is Expanding it's Marketing Operation

Exeter Produce and Storage of Exeter, Ontario, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Knott to the position of Business Development Manager. This new position reflects our company’s desire to expand and build on our past successes. ”Answering the demand from our customers for more product on a year round basis is the challenge…,” according to Mike and Jim Veri.

Bill Knott will be seeking out quality growers not only here in Canada but also throughout North America including Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean who could qualify to pack produce displaying the “VeriFine” label. Bill brings with him over 30 years in the fresh produce industry in sales and marketing as well as working with growers. Starting in sales for the grower owned B.C. Tree Fruits, Bill was Sales Manager in eastern Canada. Operating a brokerage company he concentrated in working with growers of specialty items around the world especially in Central and South America as well as Asia. He was the first one to import Kiwano fruit from New Zealand to N. America. In addition to consulting with growers in Central America he has also worked with Mushroom and Greenhouse growers here including previously with Exeter Produce. Bill’s main focus is the continued development of our growing network of quality greenhouse growers we market under the “VeriFine” brand.

Exeter Produce is a 4th generation family owned grower, packer, shipper and marketer of quality fresh produce proudly displayed under the “VeriFine” label. We service major wholesale and retail customers in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. Our role as grower includes harvesting 3,000 acres of field crops, and operating its own 30 acre Hydroponic Greenhouse facility in Exeter, Ontario. Exeter Produce is also a Licensed Marketer of quality greenhouse peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and “Living Lettuce”. It does this for other premium greenhouse growers as well. All of these products must meet our high quality standards are then marketed under the VeriFine brand.

Bill’s main focus is the continued development of our growing network of quality greenhouse growers to supply to growing demand for “VeriFine” branded produce .

If you wish further information or feel you might be interested in joining our VeriFine family please contact Bill anytime at 519-441-1546 or billknott@exeterproduce.com .