Vermont Nut Free Chocolates Hires Emmons As Sales Director


Colchester, VT — Vermont Nut Free Chocolates has appointed Ryan Emmons director of sales, based out of the company’s Vermont headquarters.  

Ryan Emmons

“Ryan is an excellent fit to join our team as we continue the work of expanding our retail presence in the marketplace through both our direct accounts and our distributor network,” says Mark Elvidge, CEO and co-founder of Vermont Nut Free. “As an industry veteran, Ryan brings over 20 years of sales and retailer relationships to this role, and we are eager to see the impact his knowledge of the industry will have on our sales team and within our growing company.”

Emmons most recently led sales at Vermont Coffee Co. and prior to that held sales management positions at Vermont-based companies including Keurig Green Mountain, Pepsi Beverages Co., and served in various roles at Ben & Jerry’s Homemade.

“It has been a passion of mine to support Vermont-based businesses for as long as I can remember, and I am eager to continue this by working with a brand founded by a local family with a meaningful story to tell,” says Emmons. “I am looking forward to bolstering the company’s strategic retail expansion leveraging its large catalogue of products.”