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CarbAmericas was established in 1993 with the intention to bridge the gap between growing regions in the United States by sourcing fruits and vegetables from Central and South America when the Northern Hemisphere was lacking production. By doing so, CarbAmericas is able to provide fresh products to its customers on a year-round basis. Today, as our programs and capacity continually expand, so does our team.

Our Team

Jeff Friedman
President

As president of CarbAmericas Jeff oversees the business as a whole, in addition to being an integral part of the business development and sales team in charge of asparagus. Jeff has been with CarbAmericas since the start and has helped grow the business to where it is today. Prior to that, Jeff graduated from Syracuse University with a BS from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, and was an account executive for Metromedia Communications. He lives in Florida with his wife and son. 

 

"I truly enjoy what I do because I get to work with great people that are like family. At the end of the day, that is how I want our customers to feel about working with us."

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Danny Pollak
Vice President of Sales

A graduate of Ithaca College, Danny joined the family business in 2004. As vice president of sales, Danny focuses mostly on the mango division and has also been an instrumental part in developing CarbAmericas' frozen and processing program. Danny began his career at Hapco Farms in various positions ranging from sales to category development to procurement. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and children.               

"We work hard, honorably and ethically, and truly enjoy what we do. We know the business better than most and put passion behind everything we do here."

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Scott Chodnoff
Sales
Darrell Genthner
Mango Strategic Sales
Bruce Letchworth
Sales
Pat Ramirez
Sales, Western Division
Claudia Rojas
Sales Assistant
Hilda Tojeiro
Sales Assistant
Erik Dahl
Brazil Sales Manager
Paul Elerick
Frozen/Processed Sales Manager
John Brown
Export Procuremement
Nelson Vallejo
Procurement Director
Sandra Montenegro
Procurement Assistant
Alicia Paz
QA and Food Safety
Joy Letang
Comptroller
Laura Farley
Accounts Payable
Passion. Performance. Integrity.