Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2011
Judith Fitzgerald has joined TW Garner Food Company, best known for its Texas Pete® Hot Sauce, as the Northeast Regional Sales Manager of its foodservice division.
Fitzgerald, a former zone manager with Land O’Lakes, Inc., brings with her more than 25 years of experience in the industry. She will oversee business operations for TW Garner Food Service in a 12-state region.
“Judy has a proven track record of superior performance in high level sales and field management,” said Steve DeCorte, General Manager-Sales, in making the announcement. “She will be a valuable asset to TW Garner Food Company. We are excited for her to grow our relationships and sales opportunities throughout her region.”
Fitzgerald is a graduate of Albright College. She is a member of the Women’s Foodservice Forum and a former industry advisor on the Executive Board for the School
Nutrition Association of Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with Land O’Lakes, she has held positions with The Dannon Company, Coca-Cola and Honey Hill Farms.
“I am thrilled to join the team at such an established and well-respected company,” said Fitzgerald. “I have been a Texas Pete® Hot Sauce fan for a long time and truly believe the TW Garner Food Company has an amazing vision for their future. I am excited to be a part of it."
About TW Garner Food Company (http://www.texaspete.com)
Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, TW Garner Food Company is famous for its Texas Pete® Hot Sauce, the number three brand of hot sauce in the United States. Founded in 1929 as a maker of barbecue sauce, the company now sells a full line of hot sauces, wing sauces and seafood sauces under the Texas Pete® brand, as well as salsa and tortilla strips under the Green Mountain Gringo® brand. Texas Pete® and Green Mountain Gringo® products are sold in supermarkets, military commissaries, convenience stores and restaurants throughout the United States. In 2010, Green Mountain Gringo® Salsa was named best overall salsa by Epicurious, among 20 retail salsas that were tested.