Michael Mariani, Mariani Packing Co., Inc. was elected as California League of Food Producers’ 2020-21 chair at the 2020 Annual Board of Directors Meeting held on April 30. Mariani is a partner with Mariani Packing and is based out of Mariani Packing Co.’s headquarters in Vacaville, CA.
The company is a family business and for four generations has grown, dried, processed and packaged a wide variety of dried fruit snacks and ingredient products. Processing facilities are located in Marysville, CA, and Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Mariani Packing is a longtime member of the California League of Food Producers (CLFP).
Other 2020-2021 CLFP officers elected were Pat Ricchiuti, ENZO Olive Oil Company, Clovis, CA, as first vice-chair, and Jim Lipman, California Olive Ranch, Chico, CA, as second vice-chair. Ross Siragusa, The Kraft Heinz Company, Stockton, CA, will continue as immediate past chair.
CLFP board of director members also were nominated to serve new and continued terms on the Executive Committee.