Word has come from Fresh on Board Inc. produce brokerage in Montreal that the company’s founder, Daniel Jusseaume, recently passed away. We join the industry in offering our condolences to family and friends.
The company issued a statement about Daniel’s death and vowed to carry on in his tradition of hard work and love of the industry.
It reads, “At the end of September, Daniel Jusseaume, founder of Fresh On Board Inc., passed away in Montreal, Canada. Daniel was unquestionably one of a kind; he exuded love, fairness, sincerity and level-headedness no matter the situation. He never left a new situation without a new friend in tow, a fact that was clearly expressed by all who knew him.”
The statement continues, “The produce world and those within it drove him to create a thriving company filled with people he considered more like family than employees. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a wonderful man and friend.”
Mr. Jusseaume founded the company in 2005, and under his leadership, the operation has provided product to a diverse range of clients, including airlines and train services as well as other foodservice operations.
“Fresh On Board will continue, because for us his legacy deserves nothing less,” the company’s statement concludes.