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Steve Koran joins Bengard Ranch as general manager

Bengard Ranch, a leading grower-shipper of vegetables providing a year-round supply from California and Arizona, with extensive operations in Mexico and Florida, announced that industry veteran Steve Koran has joined the company as general manager.KORAN Steve EarthboundFarm mugshot

Koran has held a number of executive positions in sales during his career. Most recently, he was vice president of sales and customer service at Earthbound Farm in San Juan Batista, CA. Prior to that, he worked at Martori Farms in Scottsdale, AZ, Tanimura & Antle and Growers Express, both in Salinas, CA, and Dole Food Co. in Westlake Village, CA.

“Steve Koran brings 30 years of experience in the vegetable industry to complement our business,” said Bardin Bengard, chief executive officer.  “I am confident that Steve Koran’s leadership abilities, market knowledge and industry expertise will enhance our commitment to our customers.”

Bengard Ranch, based in Salinas, has been family owned and operated since the 1960s.