Our Story

Nourishing Innovation. Growing Opportunity.

Ground­ed in sci­ence and dis­cov­ery, we are com­mit­ted to pos­i­tive­ly impact the world’s health and well-being. Across cat­e­gories, our tech­nol­o­gy helps deliv­er prod­ucts to con­sumers as intend­ed, stay­ing fresh and pro­tect­ed through­out the sup­ply chain. With the abil­i­ty to tar­get appli­ca­tion, our solu­tions cre­ate new oppor­tu­ni­ties and expand mar­kets while using few­er nat­ur­al resources and less­en­ing neg­a­tive envi­ron­men­tal impacts. With 20 years of expe­ri­ence focused on fresh­ness, 1000+ patents around the world and glob­al­ly rec­og­nized experts in cyclodex­trin and 1‑MCP (1‑methylcyclopropene) on our team, we are unique­ly posi­tioned to cre­ate sig­nif­i­cant val­ue while pro­vid­ing nour­ish­ment to the glob­al com­mu­ni­ty.

20 plus years
in sci­ence and dis­cov­ery

1000 plus
patents filed inter­na­tion­al­ly

250 plus years
indus­try expe­ri­ence

Our Team

Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies™ employs the bright­est minds to dis­cov­er, devel­op, and deploy par­a­digm-shift­ing inno­va­tions that help to build the glob­al flo­ral and pro­duce sys­tems of the future.

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Lynn Anderson

  • Mem­ber of the Hol­i­day Com­pa­nies Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee for 30+ years

  • Led all legal, reg­u­la­to­ry, envi­ron­men­tal and real estate activ­i­ties and spear­head­ed Hol­i­day’s most sig­nif­i­cant acqui­si­tions and trans­ac­tions

  • J.D. Mitchell Ham­line School of Law

Lynn Anderson

Exec­u­tive Advi­sor

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Ronald Erickson

  • Long time CEO and Chair­man of multi­bil­lion-dol­lar pri­vate­ly help Hol­i­day Com­pa­nies. 
  • Oper­at­ing high­ly suc­cess­ful retail and whole­sale orga­ni­za­tion oper­at­ing in mul­ti­ple states with over 10,000 employ­ees. 

Ronald Erickson

Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer

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Jon Fobes

  • Ph.D. Plant Genet­ics, UC Davis. 
  • VP of R&D for AgroFresh. 
  • Exec­u­tive posi­tions at Mon­san­to, Novar­tis (Syn­gen­ta), and Pills­bury.

Jon Fobes

Pres­i­dent

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Robert Nye

  • Senior exec­u­tive retail and whole­sale man­age­ment career. 
  • 30-year Vice Pres­i­dent Human Resources for Hol­i­day Com­pa­nies. 
  • Prin­ci­pal at Robert Nye Con­sult­ing LLC- Exec­u­tive Human Resources Con­sult­ing.

Robert Nye

Chief Admin­is­tra­tive Offi­cer 

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Bryan Roberts

  • 20 years man­age­ment expe­ri­ence in Finan­cial Plan­ning & Analy­sis & Account­ing depart­ments. 
  • Back­ground in Retail, Whole­sale and Sup­ply Chain Indus­tries. 
  • MBA Finance, Mar­riott School of Man­age­ment, Brigham Young Uni­ver­si­ty.

Bryan Roberts

Vice Pres­i­dent Finance

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Gordon Robertson

  • Apeel Sci­ences Chief Rev­enue Offi­cer. 
  • Sun World Inter­na­tion­al Exec­u­tive Vice Pres­i­dent of Sales and Oper­a­tions. 
  • Camp­bell Soup Com­pa­ny- Vice Pres­i­dent of Joint Busi­ness Plan­ning.

Gordon Robertson

Chief Rev­enue & Mar­ket­ing Offi­cer

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Joe Sarageno

  • 32 years Engi­neer­ing Spe­cial­ist at 3M. 
  • Expert in web-based man­u­fac­tur­ing process, flex­o­graph­ic print­ing, and UV cur­ing. 
  • Project man­age­ment for devel­op­ment of new prod­ucts and prod­uct line exten­sion.

Joe Sarageno

Vice Pres­i­dent of Oper­a­tions

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