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Scott Danner and Liberty Fruit go separate ways

Liberty Fruit of Kansas City, KS, announced yesterday in an email that Scott Danner is no longer its chief operating officer.  

The statement, issued by Allen Caviar, Liberty Fruit's owner and president, said"Valued Vendors, Customers, Friends – I am writing to let you know that Scott Danner, chief operating officer, is no longer employed at Liberty Fruit Company Inc. At the present time, please contact me on all business matters. DannerScott DannerAll of us at Liberty Fruit Company Inc. appreciate and value our business relationship with you. We look forward to continued success together in the future."
The Produce News contacted Danner at his home in Kansas City for comment, and he said, "I wish the Caviar family and all of the employees at Liberty Fruit much success. I have enjoyed my 10-and-a-half year tenure with Liberty Fruit, and it has been a wonderful experience. My wife, Karen, and I look forward to the future, whatever that may bring."

When asked about his future plans, Danner told The Produce News, "I have put out some feelers. I think that with my experience and my background, that I have a lot to offer." 

Prior to joining Liberty Fruit, Danner served as senior vice president of operations at Fleming Foods for two years.  Prior to that he was vice president of operations at C&S Wholesale Grocers. 

Danner can be reached at 913/238-4606 and his email is