Todd Nettleton Named New CEO of Valley Fine Foods
BENICIA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Valley Fine Foods, a family-owned company dedicated to creating fresh, prepared foods with honest, healthful ingredients, announced today that Chief Commercial Officer, Todd Nettleton, will lead the growth of the company as the new Chief Executive Officer. Through its THREE BRIDGES, ARTISOLA, and PASTA PRIMA brands, Valley Fine Foods offers chef-crafted foods made with the finest ingredients and the smallest possible environmental footprint.
Since joining Valley Fine Foods, Nettleton has led the charge for innovation in the refrigerated aisle. During his tenure, Valley Fine Foods has launched exciting new products — such as Three Bridges Egg Bites, a protein-packed breakfast solution that is ready in seconds — as the company extends beyond dinner into refrigerated meal solutions for all eating occasions.
“With Todd at the helm, the values that so define the entire Valley Fine family are in excellent hands,” said Ryan Tu, former President and CEO. “Todd has proven to be a strong business leader focused on driving innovative solutions to take Valley Fine in creative new directions. We believe that with Todd’s leadership and focus on execution, we will continue to drive our core business and category growth via innovation.”
Nettleton brings to the CEO’s office more than 20 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. He was a former General Manager at J.M. Smucker and Vice President of Sales at Big Heart Pet Brands, maker of Milk-Bone, Meow Mix, Natural Balance, and many other iconic brands.
“I am humbled and grateful that the Tu family has entrusted me to guide our company,” said Nettleton. “This is an exciting time for Valley Fine Foods as we develop innovative meal solutions with the same healthier ingredients, high level of freshness and unsurpassed value that has become synonymous with Valley Fine Foods.”
Ryan Tu will remain actively involved in the company as chairman of the board of directors.
Valley Fine Foods was founded by Chuck and Mei Tu in 1984. Headquartered in Benicia, California, Valley Fine Foods maintains a food production facility in Yuba City, California as well as one in Forest City, North Carolina.
About Valley Fine Foods
Valley Fine Foods specializes in convenient, fresh foods for everyday wholesome living. Its product are made with honest, healthier, and wholesome ingredients with no additives, nothing artificial, and no preservatives. Products are made from scratch and shipped fresh to customers through its THREE BRIDGES, ARTISOLA, and PASTA PRIMA brands. For more information, please visit http://www.valleyfine.com.
SOURCE Valley Fine Foods