Gerard D’Amore

Munger Farms, Delano, CA
Handler/Processor
January 2020 - January 2025

Gerard D’Amore has been involved with the growing, marketing and distribution of high quality, branded produce for 44 years in a wide variety of domestic and international settings. He spent 14 years as the owner/operator of greenhouse installations using hydroponic systems for both low-profile and vine crops.

Since 2000, D’Amore has been involved with berry crops, particularly blueberries where organic production is a key part of going to market.

D’Amore holds a board position with a high-tech company which, among other things, focuses on providing visibility, measurability and predictability to enhance cold chain management from harvest to shipping.

He was previously Director of Sourcing and New Business Development for SunnyRidge Farm/Dole Fresh. From 1999 to 2005 he held three successive vice president positions with Driscolls. From 1992 to 1999 he worked for Chiquita Brands spending most of that time living in Turkey introducing bananas to the Black Sea region.