Born in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Villalba, Puerto Rico, Evelyn studied biology at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. Moving back to the U.S. in 2012, she was hired at Manfredi Cold Storage, Oppy’s repacking and distribution center, as a shipping and receiving clerk and promoted to customer service representative. Officially hired at Oppy in 2017 as manufacturing assistant, Evelyn handles all of the packaging at the Wilmington location and assists with work orders.
One of Canada's most prestigious news magazines has recognized our company's enduring best-managed status with a feature article coming up in its September issue. Interviews with John Anderson, James Milne, and Kelsey Van Lissum enlighten readers about the great work being done at Oppy in our 160th year.
While the print edition has not yet hit the newsstands, please enjoy the online version of the story here.
Late last month, Organics Category Manager Chris Ford and Corporate Communications Director Karin Gardner rode alongside T&G's Chris Willett to represent JAZZ apples in the 2018 Tour de Fresh, an annual industry fundraiser that brings salad bars to schools in areas where fruits and vegetables may not otherwise be readily available to young people.
Spanning four days and nearly 300 miles, the JAZZ cyclists climbed over 12,000 feet (that's nearly halfway up Mt. Everest, folks!) in the scorching northern California heat.