40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Ben Rice

Company

Rice Fruit Company

Job Title

President

Accomplishments

Ben Rice is the President of Rice Fruit Company, a packer, marketer, and shipper of whole, fresh apples in Adams County, Pennsylvania, where his family has been in the apple business for eight generations. He holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Penn State. He has served on the PA Apple Marketing Board, the State Horticultural Association of PA research committee, and often participates as an invited speaker at numerous trade events.





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