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Jeff Bailey Assumes Role of Bland Farms CEO; Troy Bland Appointed COO

Company Press Release

GLENNVILLE, GA. (Jan. 8, 2016) – Jeff Bailey, Bland Farms’ Chief Legal Counsel and Director of Administration since 2012 has assumed the role of Bland Farms CEO as of January 1, 2016. Troy
Bland also fills Bland Farms’ newly created position, Chief Operating Officer, as of the start of 2016 having previously held the title of Director of Operations.

These moves represent an organizational transition mapped out by Delbert Bland and Bryce Edmonson, Bland Farms’ previous CEO. Troy Bland’s promotion to COO sees a third generation of
the Bland Family take on an executive level role at the company, started by his grandfather, Raymond Bland, more than thirty years ago. Edmonson remains with Bland Farms and will serve as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Delbert Bland will continue in his current role as Owner and President.

About Bland Farms

Headquartered in Glennville, Georgia, Bland Farms is the largest grower, packer, and shipper of the world famous Vidalia® sweet onion and is a supplier of sweet onions year-round. Visit for more information.

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Greg Smith, Marketing Communications Manager,, 912-654-3048 x203