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Mr. Charles I. Kosmont

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Rocket Farms Inc
360 Espinosa Rd.
Salinas , California 93907
United States

Company Description: We have been in business for over 25 years, and are one of the largest growers in California with approximately 7 million square feet of greenhouse and growing...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MBA
    Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California
  • BS , Business Administration
    State University of New York at Albany
  • California Agricultural Leadership Program
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Web References
Next Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Personnel and Management Team, 3 Dec 2008 [cached]
Charles I. Kosmont
Charles Kosmont
Co-founder, Chairman and CEO
Charles Kosmont is Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Next Pharmaceuticals.He has had a multi-faceted career in managing and investing in food, agribusiness and nutrition companies.In 1997, Mr. Kosmont co-founded Next Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
Mr. Kosmont is also Chairman of Fabes Natural Gourmet, Inc., Salinas, CA. In addition, he was President of the MET-Rx companies, Irvine, CA during its time of rapid growth.MET-Rx was one the largest sports nutrition companies in the United States with national distribution in health, natural and mainstream retail stores.
Previously, Mr. Kosmont was Co-founder and CFO of Westbrae Natural, Inc.
(originally named Vestro Foods), based in Carson, a publicly traded company that acquired and managed natural food companies.After completing the Entrepreneur Program with honors and receiving his MBA from the Marshall School of Business (USC) in 1982, Mr. Kosmont joined and later became a Partner of Princeton/Montrose Partners, a venture capital limited partnership, which invested in food and agribusiness companies.
He is a graduate of the California Agricultural Leadership Program and a founding Member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Business Bank; a publicly traded, state chartered, FDIC insured banking institution.
Nutrition Journal can BioMed ..., 1 Sept 2013 [cached]
Nutrition Journal can BioMed Central BioMed Central and PubMed. - This is the first clinical study on Relora with healthy women, said Charles Kosmont, Chairman and CEO of Next Pharmaceuticals. Continue reading →
Rocket Farms Herbs Acquires HerbThyme Farms, 7 Dec 2012 [cached]
"HerbThyme is a great brand supported by 500 talented employees that utilizes cutting edge growing and packaging technologies to produce the finest and freshest cut herbs in the country, which are complementary to our existing potted herb products," said Monterey Peninsula Horticulture Chief Executive Officer Charles Kosmont. "With the financial resources and operating expertise of a strong parent company we believe HerbThyme can flourish and have a strong future."
HerbThyme Farms grows and ships more than 5 million pounds of fresh herbs annually. HerbThyme Farms has approximately 200 acres of conventional farmland and 150 acres dedicated to the growing of USDA certified organic herbs.
"Having successfully completed similar acquisitions in the past, we are certain that HerbThyme's transition to new ownership will be a smooth one," Kosmont added.
Aurora Economic Development Council, 21 Sept 2013 [cached]
"Our sustained growth allowed us to purchase this facility and we plan to invest millions of dollars renovating the building to continue to grow our companies and produce our innovative, award-winning desserts," stated Charles Kosmont, Chairman of Steven Roberts Original Desserts and Ticklebelly Desserts. "With our bakery in Pembroke, North Carolina, this new facility gives us close to 520,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse, and office space," Kosmont added. "We work with some of the biggest names in the food industry to create and produce unique, cutting-edge desserts for their customers, and we supply more than 25,000 restaurants, theatres, and hotels with innovative desserts," explained Kosmont. "If you've eaten a dessert in a restaurant, you've most likely eaten a Steven Roberts Original Desserts creation," added Kosmont.
Steven Roberts Original Desserts is owned by partners Charles Kosmont and Steven Fabos.
Mr. Kosmont is a Hispanic-American.
Welcome to Orange County Business Bank, 9 Dec 2012 [cached]
Charles I. Kosmont, Was a founding director of the Bank
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