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Amerifresh Associate Spotlight

Mar 06, 2014
Annette CalandraWhen you do business with Amerifresh, you get something that can’t be bought or automated- real people with years upon years of hands on experience in the produce, logistics, foodservice and food retail industries. Each month, we put a spotlight on the Associates who keep the engine purring by providing you with the best customer service and expertise out there. So without further ado, we are proud to present to you the people who so hard to help you succeed.

Meet Annette

Annette Calandra has been with Amerifresh for 21 years and comes from a long lineage of farmers. When she was young, her family moved to California, where her father bought 40 acres and began farming table and wine grapes.  From there the family business expanded into a successful packing operation out of Sanger, California. At 18, her brother took over the business after they tragically lost both parents. Due to her extensive family history, she is an expert in table grapes. Today you can find Annette working as a Sales Associate out of Fresno, California.

What are some of your hobbies?
Snow skiing, entertaining friends and family, cooking Italian food, travelling, taking care of my seven grandchildren, watching them play sports, going to plays and musicals, and I love to talk talk talk  with friends, family, and co-workers! 

What words best describe you?
Very outgoing, very bubbly

What is your favorite movie?
Pretty Woman, Godfather, and Sound of Music

What was your first CD/album?
The Beatles

What would you do with a million dollars?
I’d rent a cruise ship and take my entire family and friends on a beautiful trip to Europe for a month, and share my wealth with them all!  I’d also donate money to many charities and my church.  

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