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Ready Pac names Phil Yamamoto VP of procurement

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has hired Phil Yamamoto as its vice president of procurement. In his role, Yamamoto will be responsible for establishing a consistent, dependable and cost-effective supply of materials and agricultural goods to ensure the most efficient delivery of high-quality products to the consumer. He will assist in the assessment and rebuilding of the current supply chain footprint and ensure the company has the right team in place to execute Ready Pac’s strategic plans for growth.Phil-YamamotoPhil Yamamoto

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,”  Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a press release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac and I’m eager to see him flourish within our team.”

Yamamoto comes to Ready Pac from Reiter Affiliated Cos., where he served as global director of supply chain management. There, he was responsible for overseeing a fast-paced multi-national supply chain department for the largest producer of fresh berries in the world. He supervised sourcing, procurement, market analysis, national and international contracting, and cost savings for three regions, 10 districts and over 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Yamamoto developed his skills with over 20 years of experience working in senior and executive management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International and Rocky Mountain Foods. He developed strategies in team building, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management in food distribution and agricultural production. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and his MBA from Regis University in Denver.

Ready Pac successfully selected Yamamoto in partnership with executive search firm O’Neill Consulting Group’s consumer practice team.

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Ready Pac names Phil Yamamoto VP of procurement

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has hired Phil Yamamoto as its vice president of procurement. In his role, Yamamoto will be responsible for establishing a consistent, dependable and cost-effective supply of materials and agricultural goods to ensure the most efficient delivery of high-quality products to the consumer. He will assist in the assessment and rebuilding of the current supply chain footprint and ensure the company has the right team in place to execute Ready Pac’s strategic plans for growth.Phil-YamamotoPhil Yamamoto

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,”  Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a press release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac and I’m eager to see him flourish within our team.”

Yamamoto comes to Ready Pac from Reiter Affiliated Cos., where he served as global director of supply chain management. There, he was responsible for overseeing a fast-paced multi-national supply chain department for the largest producer of fresh berries in the world. He supervised sourcing, procurement, market analysis, national and international contracting, and cost savings for three regions, 10 districts and over 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Yamamoto developed his skills with over 20 years of experience working in senior and executive management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International and Rocky Mountain Foods. He developed strategies in team building, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management in food distribution and agricultural production. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and his MBA from Regis University in Denver.

Ready Pac successfully selected Yamamoto in partnership with executive search firm O’Neill Consulting Group’s consumer practice team.

The Produce News | Today’s Headlines – The Produce News – Covering fresh produce around the globe since 1897.

Ready Pac names Phil Yamamoto VP of procurement

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has hired Phil Yamamoto as its vice president of procurement. In his role, Yamamoto will be responsible for establishing a consistent, dependable and cost-effective supply of materials and agricultural goods to ensure the most efficient delivery of high-quality products to the consumer. He will assist in the assessment and rebuilding of the current supply chain footprint and ensure the company has the right team in place to execute Ready Pac’s strategic plans for growth.Phil-YamamotoPhil Yamamoto

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,”  Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a press release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac and I’m eager to see him flourish within our team.”

Yamamoto comes to Ready Pac from Reiter Affiliated Cos., where he served as global director of supply chain management. There, he was responsible for overseeing a fast-paced multi-national supply chain department for the largest producer of fresh berries in the world. He supervised sourcing, procurement, market analysis, national and international contracting, and cost savings for three regions, 10 districts and over 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Yamamoto developed his skills with over 20 years of experience working in senior and executive management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International and Rocky Mountain Foods. He developed strategies in team building, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management in food distribution and agricultural production. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and his MBA from Regis University in Denver.

Ready Pac successfully selected Yamamoto in partnership with executive search firm O’Neill Consulting Group’s consumer practice team.

The Produce News | Today’s Headlines – The Produce News – Covering fresh produce around the globe since 1897.

Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: biscotti bites; hydration replenishing drink; green pepper hot sauce; mustard and onion tortilla chips; and peanut butter with honey.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: chocolate pretzel ice cream topping; cookies and cream ice cream bar; whiskey-infused ice cream; banana vanilla frozen yogurt; vanilla caramel gelato.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: chocolate pretzel ice cream topping; cookies and cream ice cream bar; whiskey-infused ice cream; banana vanilla frozen yogurt; vanilla caramel gelato.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: Fruity Farts Candy; chocolate cream-filled biscuit sticks; baked snack bites, bruschetta flavor; smoked paprika and chipotle rub; and a pineapple-mango 10-calorie beverage.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: high-protein beef bar; cheesy chicken pasta Florentine; protein energy chocolate bar; spoonable curry ketchup; and organic chocolate spread.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: elderflower lemonade, feta cheese spread, pancake mix, pita puffs and almond milk.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: chicken rustica gluten-free pizza; bean and rice chips, BBQ flavor; giant mandarin; three-blend green tea; and apple “honey,” ancho chile flavor.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: Bacon Breakfast Scramble; sweet orange frosted rice cake; cinnamon raisin Paleo diet bar; apple, pear, pineapple, passionfruit and cactus pear juice; and chia and quinoa tortilla chips.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: pretzel thins; fat free yogurt; Kalimantan chocolate ice cream; petite medley potatoes; and pichuberries.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: fruit and oat bars, blueberry flavor; protein crunch with raspberry and coconut; pink grapefruit sparkling water; quick-dissolve sugar; and parmesan crisps with chia seeds.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: coconut almond quinoa crunch; baking chocolate; high-protein milkshake, banana flavor; Hatch chile pesto; and Londoner cheddar cheese.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: slow burn barbecue sauce; reduced-sodium broth concentrate, chicken flavor; frozen Greek yogurt bar, peanut butter cup flavor; popcorn pop chocolate bar; and chewy fruit & veggie snack, sweet potato pie flavor.

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Phil Lempert’s New Products Hits & Misses (video)

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: a Country Crock spread; Alfredo-flavored pasta chips; spring water packaged in a paper carton; Greek yogurt-style dressing, ranch flavor; and PB&J sandwich bars.

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