40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Patricia Contreras


Dole Food Company

Job Title

FSQA Supply Chain Manager


Contreras has been with Dole for 11 years, actively working in Quality Assurance and Food Safety. She is responsible for managing the south west of the U.S (southern California, Arizona) and Mexico for fresh vegetables, berries, and grapes. Patricia provides support to other sourcing regions such as Canada, South America, Midwest and Eastern part of the United States. She is a member of GFSI Technical working group for Leafy Greens.

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