The Traina Foods family announces the appointment of David Musson to the team as Director of Industrial Ingredient Sales. Musson brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Traina Foods is the largest purveyor of sun dried fruit in the United States, and a modern global supplier of imports and exports.

“I’m really looking forward to returning to Patterson and helping the family at Traina Foods elevate the role that sun dried fruit and tomatoes play in creating wholesome meal options as healthful eating becomes increasingly important,” says Musson.

Born and raised in Patterson, Musson earned his MBA at Fresno State with a concentration in finance. Throughout his career, Musson has also gained a breadth of knowledge and experience in food micro and chemistry, pasteurization and also the fresh produce industries in California. His most recent positions prior to joining Traina Foods were in sales and marketing at Morning Star Packing Company, and vice president of sales at Olam Tomato Processors.

“We are very pleased to have Dave join our team and are confident that with his professional experience he will be a great asset, leader and innovator to our company and the industry as a whole,” says Traina Foods CEO Willie Traina.

About Traina Foods:

Founded in 1926, Traina Foods continues to bring homegrown flavor, family tradition and purposeful quality of life to the table. The Traina family has grown their company into a global producer of premium dried fruit. Harnessing the California sun as a resource and employing a “Slower is better” approach to producing amazing sun dried product, Traina combines Old World traditions with modern, eco-conscious methods, and continues to serve as a pioneer of natural yet progressive farming techniques, including sustainable farming and better business practices. For more please visit us at