(Ontario, CA) April 9, 2019 – Expansion is the ‘name of the game’ at FiveStar Gourmet Foods. After recently expanding their facilities on both U.S coasts, they are now focusing their efforts on forming a best-in-class Sales Team with the recent appointment of Kristyn Lawson as the new Senior Vice President of Sales. Lawson will garner her decades of experience and passion for high quality to lead a talented team, facilitate continued growth and ensure top quality service for the company’s customers. She will report directly to Founder and CEO Tal Shoshan.

“Kristyn is a true asset to our organization as she mirrors our passion for delivering the freshest, highest quality products and satisfying our customer’s need to delight their consumers with healthy options,” said Tal Shoshan, “She is a results-driven sales professional who focuses on delivering extraordinary revenue and profit growth within best in class companies.

Prior to joining FiveStar, Kristyn previously served as Vice President of Sales at Good Foods. In this role, she was the architect of launching the Good Foods retail brand across North American retail channels.

Her previous experience includes Yucatan Foods where she was Vice President of Sales where she was instrumental in creating and launching a guacamole lifestyle brand, called Cabo Fresh® and developing exciting in-store fresh solution programs.  Kristyn’s produce career began in the late 1990’s with Marie’s Salad Dressings and Dips where she was Regional Sales Manager and supported the distinction of the #1 Brand of Refrigerated Salad Dressings on the West Coast.  

“It’s an honor and privilege to join such an incredible organization that creates impeccable fresh products that are convenient, foodie focused with a spotlight on produce and nutrition. The stars all lined up!” says Kristyn.

Kristyn’s first day was the 1st of April and will report into the Corporate Headquarters in Ontario, CA.

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About Five Star Gourmet Foods: With an “appetite for excellence”, leading innovator within fresh and frozen value-added foods, Southern-California based Five Star Gourmet Foods has been producing premium, healthy foods for more than two decades. With processing facilities nationwide, FiveStar manufacturers a complete line of retail and foodservice products including convenience salad bowls and snacks featuring fresh produce and proteins under the Simply Fresh™ and MiniMeals2Go™ brands using all natural, no artificial ingredients. Five Star has achieved both organic certification and the highest quality and food safety certification of SQF Level 3. To learn more, go to FiveStarGourmetFoods.com

SOURCE: FiveStar Gourmet Foods