Reggie Griffin


Director, United Fresh Produce Association

Reggie Griffin served as Corporate Vice President of Produce and Floral Merchandising and Procurement at The Kroger Company until 2011. Mr. Griffin began his career at Kroger in 1969, working part-time as a produce clerk and bagger while attending college. He joined the Kroger ‘s management training program in 1972, and since moved upward in responsibility in produce, merchandising, and operations during posts in Paris and Memphis, TN; Murray, KY; Houston, Corpus Christi and Dallas, TX; and Los Angeles, CA, before becoming corporate director of produce & floral in the Cincinnati headquarters office in 1999. He serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at YottaMark, Inc. He served as President of the Houston Fruit and Vegetable Association. He served as Chairman of the United Fresh Produce Association. He served as Chairman of the Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Mr. Griffin has been Director of United Fresh Produce Association since April 2010. He served as Director of Produce Marketing Association.

Mr. Griffin earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Memphis State University.