California Prune and Apricot Growers - Packing Houses of

Robert's Vasona Branch Blog: Places I Won't Model: Sewall

California Prune and Apricot Growers' Association is better known to you frequent readers of the blog as Sunsweet which also had operations in downtown Campbell on Lincoln Avenue in San Jose and elsewhere in the Valley I hadn't heard of a Sunsweet packing house in Los Gatos but the

Moonlight

Moonlight Companies is a California farming company based in Reedley CA We are situated in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley the agricultural epicenter of the world We are committed to growing packing and delivering only the freshest sweetest juiciest fruits possible

CALIFORNIA PRUNE AND APRICOT GROWERS ASSOCIATION

CALIFORNIA PRUNE AND APRICOT GROWERS ASSOCIATION is an entity registered at California with company number C0338625 Company is incorporated on 23rd May 1957 Current status of the company is DISSOLVED Registered agent is GARY H MARSHBURN 1050 S DIAMOND STREETSTOCKTON CA 95201

Campbell Farmer's Union Packing Company

1967 Sunsweet Growers p 42 ↑ Annual Meeting of Packing Co April 27 1917 Campbell Interurban ↑ Prune Association to Buy Packing Houses: March 23 1918 California Fruit News These three plants will take all the packing houses operated by the California Farmer's Union Inc and the latter is now arranging to disincorporate

Sunkist Growers Incorporated

Strathmore CA 93267 phone 559 568 1769 Porterville Citrus Inc – Organic Ryan Davis 19812 Road 232 Strathmore CA 93267 phone 559 568 0880 The Villa Park Orchards Association #1 Strathmore Grant Leichtfuss 22466 Ave 196 Strathmore CA 93267 phone 559 568 1751

California

Located in Reedley CA in the heart of the California San Joaquin Valley Brandt Farms a distributer packing shed and grower of Peaches Plums Nectarine and Grapes Jack Brandt Sr started the business by growing and packing his Nectar variety peaches and hauling them to

Packing Houses and Other Structures in Southern California

The Haight Fruit Company was the first packing house in Redlands The packing house was built in 1890 and is shown on a February 1900 Sanborn Map They also packed citrus for the Redlands Orange Growers' Association The packing house was served by

A pick of packing house highlights

Packing facilities are constantly upgrading with new equipment and technology Optical sorters Robotic palletizers Smart baggers The list goes on Good Fruit Grower has put together this look at a few highlights around the industry as seen on industry tours throughout 2018 Kershaw

Gem City Packing Company

The Gem City Packing Company was a dried fruit packer in Los Gatos The company was probably founded in 1913 (based on the timing of a California Railroad Commission lawsuit] over access to water for the plant) Gem City was packing for the California Prune and Apricot Growers in 1917 and was soon purchased outright Sunsweet turned the plant over to processing the prune and apricot pits

The Dark Story of Higgins

Finally the independent growers and Sunsweet come to an agreement: together they'll work to control 85% of the prune production and they'll form a United Prune Growers of California stabilization pool in order to (1) regulate the amount of prunes going into the market stabilize values establish standard grades for fruit and increase

Corona Packing Houses

A large packing house was built on a spur next to Chase Dr (formerly Lemon) 4 miles SE of Corona and was known as the American Fruit Growers packing house Bob Gaddie has provided a photo of the packing house from 1937 American Fruit Growers packing house June 29 1937 Photographer unknown Robert Gaddie collection

Fruit Packing Equipment

Fruit Growers Supply has been helping out packers across the supply chain for over 100 years We believe in making sure packers and agriculturalists have access to everything from fruit packing supplies to land management skills in order to make sure they get the best from their business Don't settle for an outlet that overcharges for providing the bare minimum: shop at Fruit Growers Supply

Sundance Natural Foods Company

Tangelos are deliberate or accidental hybrids of any mandarin orange and the grapefruit or pummelo The first known crosses were made by Dr Walter T Swingle at Eustis Florida in 1897 and Dr Herbert J Webber at Riverside California in 1898 Read more →

California

Located in Reedley CA in the heart of the California San Joaquin Valley Brandt Farms a distributer packing shed and grower of Peaches Plums Nectarine and Grapes Jack Brandt Sr started the business by growing and packing his Nectar variety peaches and hauling them to

George N Herbert Packing Company

Herbert sold his packing house to the California Prune and Apricot Growers in 1918 Within a year Herbert started the Herbert Packing Company cannery purchasing the Smith-Frank Canning Company The company was hiring at Third and Keyes during the 1919 season Herbert Packing disappeared by the late 1920's Dried Fruit Packing House on Lincoln

George Frank and Company

Frank's packing house was leased to Sunsweet in 1917 and was sold to the California Prune and Apricot Growers by June 1920 He started a separate company with D L Smith the Smith-Frank Canning Company after 1917 then sold a cannery to the George N Herbert Packing Company in 1919 moved to Sacramento and reorganized as the Smith-Frank

Where to Find the Bygone Citrus Groves of Southern California

Anaheim Packing House Anaheim While much of SoCal's citrus industry fell victim to development and demolition in the 1940s Valencia oranges actually continued to be Anaheim's top export until the 1960s The packinghouse of the Southern California Fruit Growers Exchange (a k a Sunkist) situated along an old Southern Pacific rail spur in

California Cherries

California cherry harvest is a sure sign of hope health and new beginnings – all things we need now more than ever! As this year's crop of luscious sweet red cherries fill grocery store produce departments and farm stands we want everyone to know that extra precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the

Valley of Heart's Delight

At that time Santa Clara County's production represented 75 percent of the prune and apricot acreage of the State By 1939 San Jose had a population of 57 651 and was the largest canning and dried-fruit packing center in the world with 18 canneries 13 dried-fruit packing houses and 12 fresh-fruit and vegetable shipping firms

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Venida Packing Co in Exeter CA takes pride in being one of the best fruit growers packers and shippers in the state We have more than 40 years of experience when it comes to providing high-quality plums persimmons and kiwifruit For more information contact our dedicated team

FamilyTree Farms

Where we landed is a perfect balance of fresh and modern with a touch of California vintage Inviting and intuitive for shoppers our packaging speaks with the voice of a trusted leader It communicates fresh flavor in a bold way through vibrant color Bright and true this unmistakable design was destined for the most flavorful fruit in the world

Brief Orange — OC Historyland

Local growers banded together to form cooperative packing houses and the cooperatives formed the Southern California Fruit Exchange (now known as Sunkist Growers) to market their crop By the 1920s about a third of Orange's labor force worked in the citrus industry and there were a dozen packing houses in the area

Growing Harvesting

This variety produces plums that are specifically developed to become prunes When California Prune growers plant a prune plum tree they have four-to-six-years to wait before they see their labor bear fruit—literally! Even then a tree needs eight to 12 years before it reaches a full production capacity of 150 to 300 pounds of raw fruit per

Santa Clara County History

There are (1922) thirty packing houses owned and operated by the California Prune and Apricot Growers Inc nine affiliated with that organization and eighteen independent packers most of them operating in San Jose There are forty canning factories in the county One of these the Co-operative plant is the largest in the world

Santiago Orange Growers Association packing house workers

Santiago Orange Growers Association packing house workers Orange California ca 1930 Image shows large group portrait of Santiago Orange Growers Association packing house workers outside the packing house located at 350 North Cypress Street in Orange California Inscription on reverse of photograph states the photograph was from [Uncle] Billy Loescher's estate

Robert's Vasona Branch Blog: November 2011

By 1917 after several co-operative collapses speculator binges and arguing the rest of the prune and apricot growers were thinking that joining a single large co-op might help them Those growers as well as forty five packing houses in California signed up to join this single new co-operative - the California Prune and Apricot Growers