Peter Pruden

Senior Advisor

Joined Team TASTE in: 2006
Hometown: Suffolk, VA
Background: I was born into the food business as my family’s third generation in the Smithfield ham business but later became a trust banker until returning to the food industry in 1980 as co-founder of the Smithfield Companies—a public specialty food manufacturer/retailer—which was sold in 2001. I joined my son Jon and friends to purchase Taste Unlimited in 2006 from founder Peter Coe and family.
About Me: I have 4 children, 4 grandchildren and 3 step children. My wife Claudia and I enjoy spending time at our home in Duck, NC with family and friends. My favorite pastimes include sailing and snow skiing.