Ben Van Der Kar

Carpinteria avocado producer Ben Van Der Kar was elected to the position of secretary of the 2020 Hass Avocado Board. 

On Nov. 7, the national association Hass Avocado Board (HAB) elected its executive committee for the 2020 board year. Carpinteria avocado producer Ben Van Der Kar was elected to the position of secretary.  

“The Hass Avocado Board’s job is to make avocados America’s most popular fruit – and it’s working,” said HAB executive director Emiliano Escobedo. “This executive committee will be critical in continuing this success and supporting HAB’s mission.”

HAB provides the industry with consolidated supply and market data, conducts nutrition research, educates health professionals and consumers, and “brings people together from all corners of the industry to collectively work towards growth that benefits everyone,” according to an HAB press release. For more information, visit hassavocadoboard.com.  

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