Wawona Packing Co., LLC, CA

 

LLC company since 1948 – President Smittcamp

 

Jurisdiction: All contributing ranches must conform to sustainability practices

 

Products:

Peaches, plums, pluots, nectarines, apricots

20% produce is certified organic

 

Food Safety:

HACCP

GAP

 

Green:

Water conservation leaders

Extensive composting

 

Pesticide use:

IPM – owls, pheromones

 

Fertilizer use:

Cover crops

Compost – reduction of commercial fertilizers

Crop rotation

 

Sustainable:

Basic company philosophy

Practices incorporated in daily routine

 

Independent testing:

Third party soil and leaf analysis

 

HACCP? Yes

 

Fair Trade: N/A

 

Dept. of Labor/OSHA:

Compliant