Executive Vice President, EFruit International, Inc.
Mr. Gordon Hunt is Executive Vice President of eFruit International. He has over 20 years of experience in international sales and marketing. For the past 10 years he has specialized in fresh and processed Florida citrus products. Prior to joining eFruit International, he was the Director of International Marketing for the Florida Department of Citrus, where he was responsible for citrus marketing activities in more that 20 countries. His career in the citrus industry also included three years as Director of International Sales for Winter Garden Citrus, an Orlando based juice processor now owned by Louis Dreyfus Citrus. Mr. Hunt moved to Florida from Washington, D.C., where he worked as the Assistant Director of Marketing for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, an executive agency of the U.S. government that provides political risk insurance and loan guarantees in developing countries. Mr. Hunt has a B.A. degree in Asian Studies from Princeton University and a M.S. degree in Economics and International Studies from American University. For more information about eFruit International refer to their web site at www.efruitinternational.com.
Online marketplaces such as those created by eFruit International allow buyers and sellers of agricultural commodities to find new business partners quickly and economically. eFruit International specializes in creating and operating online marketplaces for selected agricultural commodities, including JuiceMarketplace for fruit juice, FreshMarketplace for fresh fruit and vegetables and FruitProcurement. The various benefits offered by online marketplaces and why these marketplaces offer traders of agricultural commodities unparalleled savings and opportunities will be discussed.
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