DALLAS, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SOMMA Foods, an innovative foodservice company that provides clean label, great tasting food products, today announced Michelle Reitzin-Bass as director of sales for the Western U.S., effective April 29.
Reitzin-Bass will be responsible for establishing SOMMA's presence as a leading provider of clean label chicken, beef and dairy products for foodservice in the region, and will immediately begin managing relationships with the company's West Coast customers.
"We're thrilled to announce Michelle as the newest addition to the SOMMA sales team," said Kevin Potter, Vice President of Sales at SOMMA Foods. "She brings a wealth of knowledge in K-12 foodservice, specifically in her home state of California. With Michelle leading our sales efforts in the West, we are positioned to provide the best possible experience to our customers while continuing to expand our availability to school districts from coast to coast."
Reitzin-Bass has more than 30 years of experience in foodservice sales and marketing. Prior to joining SOMMA, she served as director of sales and marketing at Buena Vista Foods, where she was responsible for the success of 350 K-12 accounts. She also played a key role in the growth and sales success of Integrated Food Service and Don Lee Farms.
Reitzin-Bass previously served as an industry advisor to the California School Nutrition Association (CSNA), and will join the SOMMA sales team at the organization's Child Nutrition and Industry Summit in Monterey, CA, April 30 – May 2. She also maintains memberships to industry organizations including the School Nutrition Association (SNA), California Restaurant Association (CRA) and American Commodity Distribution Association (ACDA).
SOMMA Foods is committed to providing healthful food solutions through its Chickentopia® and Merrywood Farms™ brands, and currently supplies clean label protein products to several of the largest school districts in the U.S.
About SOMMA Foods:
SOMMA Foods is a diversified provider of premium-grade chicken, beef, dairy and finished food products for foodservice and retail end markets. SOMMA products are produced under a portfolio of brands including Chickentopia® no antibiotics ever, 100% vegetable fed chicken products and Merrywood Farms™ all natural, clean label beef, poultry and dairy products. These dynamic brands deliver unique, leading-edge food solutions and uncompromised quality with the health and satisfaction of the end consumer in mind. To learn more about SOMMA Foods, visit www.sommafoods.com.
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