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Commodity Manager, Robinson Fresh

James Watson
With over 10 years of experience in the fresh food industry, James Watson serves as the Commodity Manager of Mangos for Robinson Fresh. Located in south Texas at the McAllen service center, James has built his career on the citrus and tropical fruits market, which has experienced tremendous growth due to the increasing strength of import volume throughout Central and South America. James manages the supply chain for mangos, whose nomadic year-round production travels throughout Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil. In addition to managing relations with growers and packers in these areas, he oversees a team of field operations personnel with expertise in tropical fruits. James is responsible for on-going forecasting and communication of market supply, demand, location and pricing to Robinson Fresh sales staff throughout the U.S.

First grown in India over 5,000 years ago, mangos are one of the most popular fruits in the world. Their...