OnionBusiness has a new no-charge wrinkle this week with Crop Starts, a report from shippers who are starting their new season. We’ve included a template at the bottom for those interested in contributing, and we’ll post information as we get it, running it in the next newsletter and at onionbusiness.com and we will include you on our collective ‘Current Availability’ page.
THIS WEEK’S CROP STARTS (listed alphabetically):
Company Name: Baker & Murakami Produce Company
Location: Ontario, Oregon
Start Date: August 12 for Idaho-E. Oregon (Currently shipping California)
Call Jerry or Steve Baker
Availability: Yellows, reds and white onions available in bags and cartons. Custom sizing for special packs is available upon request.
Company Name: Champion Produce Company
Location: Parma, Idaho
Start Date: August 13 for Idaho-E. Oregon (Currently shipping California)
Main Office Ph. 208-722-5800
Sales Handled by Champion Produce Sales, Inc.
Dwayne Fisher, 208-722-5800
John Wong, 208-722-5800
Cheryl Leavitt, 208-722-5800
Availability: Yellows, reds and whites, onions with a variety of pack options.
Company Name: Columbia Basin Onion, LLC
Location: Hermiston, Oregon
Start Date: We started new crop on June 25th with Winter overs, then Transplants, now running early direct seed.
Office Ph. 541-667-9472
Jared Gutierrez – General Manager
Tara Frakes- Conventional Sales
Jason Cleaver- Organic Sales
Availability: We have availability in all sizes and all colors including Organic, with the exception of Conventional white that will start Aug 19th.
Company Name: Eagle Eye Produce
Location: Nyssa, Oregon (Fiesta Farms)
Start Date: August 9th
Office Ph. 541-372-3600
Availability: Yellows August 9-10 and Reds 8/12. Whites later
Company Name: Keystone Fruit Marketing
Location: Walla Walla, WA
Start Date: Available Now
Office Ph. 509.526.9200
Availability: Red, White and Yellow onions all packs and sizes.
Custom packs available at Walla Walla River Packing and Storage. Also Northwest Sweet onions now available and soon to arrive Mayan Sweet onions from Peru.
Company Name: Obendorf Produce
Location: 23295 Fargo Rd, Parma, ID 83660
Start Date: 8.5.2019
Contact: Tim Gluch – 208.958.4756
Availability: All sizes in Reds, whites, and yellows.
Company Name: Snake River Produce Company
Location: Nyssa, OR
Start Date: August 19, 2019
Office Ph. 541.372.2600
Kay Riley – General Manager/Sales
Tiffany Cruickshank – Transporation Manager/Sales
Availability: Yellow, red, and white Idaho-Eastern Oregon Sweet Spanish onions in a variety of packaging and sizes.
Share your startup information with our readers by completing the easy form below. We will include your start-up news and info in our weekly Enews and make your information available on our ‘Current Availability’ Page CLICK HERE
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