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Fresno Food Expo 2015

Sierra Lopes and Richard Cowden from Baloian Farms. Baloian is a leading bell pepper producer on the West Coast, but launched its sweet mini peppers at the show.
Sierra Lopes and Richard Cowden from Baloian Farms. Baloian is a leading bell pepper producer on the West Coast, but launched its sweet mini peppers at the show.
Baloian Farms' specialty: green peppers.
Baloian Farms' specialty: green peppers.
Top 10 finalist in the new product award category: sweet mini peppers with a ranch dip.
Top 10 finalist in the new product award category: sweet mini peppers with a ranch dip.
Liz Rodriguez, Kevin Souza and Kristy Marthedal of Fowler Packing. Kevin shows a 4lb clamshell with grapes, primarily sold at warehouse stores.
Liz Rodriguez, Kevin Souza and Kristy Marthedal of Fowler Packing. Kevin shows a 4lb clamshell with grapes, primarily sold at warehouse stores.
Fowler Packing sells grapes under the SamSonS label.
Fowler Packing sells grapes under the SamSonS label.
Jim Crisp and Diana Peck with Crisp California Walnuts. A walnut dispenser in the booth offered attendees opportunities to try.
Jim Crisp and Diana Peck with Crisp California Walnuts. A walnut dispenser in the booth offered attendees opportunities to try.
Sean Tharp and Sergio Garcia with OK Produce. The company has its own banana ripening chambers and has a papaya (ripening) program as well.
Sean Tharp and Sergio Garcia with OK Produce. The company has its own banana ripening chambers and has a papaya (ripening) program as well.
Papayas and avocados on display in the OK Produce booth.
Papayas and avocados on display in the OK Produce booth.
Brenton Helm and Parker Anderson with Family Tree Farms, showing plumcots and apriums, which are at peak volume at the moment.
Brenton Helm and Parker Anderson with Family Tree Farms, showing plumcots and apriums, which are at peak volume at the moment.
Jonathan Wittus and Jason Day with Kirschenman Enterprises, proudly showing a 4 lb clamshell with grapes.
Jonathan Wittus and Jason Day with Kirschenman Enterprises, proudly showing a 4 lb clamshell with grapes.
Kelsey Nunes and Brean Bettencourt with BellaViva Orchards, showing their new product: dried apple slices.
Kelsey Nunes and Brean Bettencourt with BellaViva Orchards, showing their new product: dried apple slices.
Close-up of BellaViva Orchards' slices and dried apples.
Close-up of BellaViva Orchards' slices and dried apples.
Angie Maciel and Larelle Miller with Quail H Farms, showing sweet potatoes in new high-graphic bags.
Angie Maciel and Larelle Miller with Quail H Farms, showing sweet potatoes in new high-graphic bags.
Adrien Huston and Blake Houston with Hamilton Ranches who specializes in pecans. The company processes about 50% of all pecans grown in California.
Adrien Huston and Blake Houston with Hamilton Ranches who specializes in pecans. The company processes about 50% of all pecans grown in California.
Fred Berry, Cherie France and Chad Hansen with Homegrown Organic Farms. The company does organic fruit only.
Fred Berry, Cherie France and Chad Hansen with Homegrown Organic Farms. The company does organic fruit only.
Idalia Alanis and Victoria Simas with Gerawan Farming, showing peaches and nectarines.
Idalia Alanis and Victoria Simas with Gerawan Farming, showing peaches and nectarines.
Madeleine Stanley, Jessica Tellez and Mike Smith with Setton Farms. The company specializes in pistachios. At the show, Setton launched its pistachio-cranberry bars.
Madeleine Stanley, Jessica Tellez and Mike Smith with Setton Farms. The company specializes in pistachios. At the show, Setton launched its pistachio-cranberry bars.
Pistachio-cranberry bars from Setton Farms.
Pistachio-cranberry bars from Setton Farms.
Philippe and Monique Markarian with Mirabella Farms. The company is a grower, packer and shipper of table grapes.
Philippe and Monique Markarian with Mirabella Farms. The company is a grower, packer and shipper of table grapes.
Gino DiBuduo with SunWest Fruit Company and Vincent Ricchiuti with Enzo Olive Oil.
Gino DiBuduo with SunWest Fruit Company and Vincent Ricchiuti with Enzo Olive Oil.
Lauren Sarabian, Virginia Sarabian and Jacob Sarabian with Sarabian Farms.
Lauren Sarabian, Virginia Sarabian and Jacob Sarabian with Sarabian Farms.
Robert Jones and Kimberley Bedrosian with National Raisin Company. The company specializes in dried fruit and promoted its Raisels at the show.
Robert Jones and Kimberley Bedrosian with National Raisin Company. The company specializes in dried fruit and promoted its Raisels at the show.
One package of Raisels contains a full serving of vitamin C and fruit for the day. The product is already available in school districts in 48 states.
One package of Raisels contains a full serving of vitamin C and fruit for the day. The product is already available in school districts in 48 states.
Manny Ramos, Helen Krause and Kellee Harris with Giumarra Companies. Mrs. Krause, a retired plum grower, makes a delicious plum pie and had show attendees taste the pie ingredients in the booth.
Manny Ramos, Helen Krause and Kellee Harris with Giumarra Companies. Mrs. Krause, a retired plum grower, makes a delicious plum pie and had show attendees taste the pie ingredients in the booth.
Dan Scrivner, Jackie Grazier and Clint Goto with SunMaid.
Dan Scrivner, Jackie Grazier and Clint Goto with SunMaid.
Yogurt raisins: the Caramel Sea Salt and Chocolate Hazelnut varieties are just entering the market.
Yogurt raisins: the Caramel Sea Salt and Chocolate Hazelnut varieties are just entering the market.
Overview of different SunMaid products including raisin bread.
Overview of different SunMaid products including raisin bread.
Blake and William Smittcamp with Wawona Foods. The company specializes in peach products.
Blake and William Smittcamp with Wawona Foods. The company specializes in peach products.
A selection of Wawona's peach products. The company supplies retail, foodservice, schools as well as the food industry (with peaches as an ingredient for ice cream or pies).
A selection of Wawona's peach products. The company supplies retail, foodservice, schools as well as the food industry (with peaches as an ingredient for ice cream or pies).
Gary Jue and Rebecca Chase with Valley Fig Growers.
Gary Jue and Rebecca Chase with Valley Fig Growers.
John Oneto and Isaac Rodriguez with Naturally Nuts, showing one of their granola products.
John Oneto and Isaac Rodriguez with Naturally Nuts, showing one of their granola products.
Zach Alvarez and Jeri Elasser with Trinity Fruit Sales, showing their new Juicy Gems frozen pomegranate arils.
Zach Alvarez and Jeri Elasser with Trinity Fruit Sales, showing their new Juicy Gems frozen pomegranate arils.
Darren Rigg with Meridian Growers, specializing in tree nuts.
Darren Rigg with Meridian Growers, specializing in tree nuts.
Nick Rush and Rudy Placencia with Nichol's Farms. The company specializes in pistachio nuts.
Nick Rush and Rudy Placencia with Nichol's Farms. The company specializes in pistachio nuts.
Jeff Simonian and Kristin Lopez with Simonian Fruit Company. The company has a large selection of Central Valley-grown fruit on display in the booth.
Jeff Simonian and Kristin Lopez with Simonian Fruit Company. The company has a large selection of Central Valley-grown fruit on display in the booth.
Rae Danell and Michael Antongiovianni with Grimmway Farms showing True oranic juice. It was a popular item by trade show attendees.
Rae Danell and Michael Antongiovianni with Grimmway Farms showing True oranic juice. It was a popular item by trade show attendees.
Joel Salazar with Western Fresh Marketing proudly showing figs that are in peak season right now.
Joel Salazar with Western Fresh Marketing proudly showing figs that are in peak season right now.
Dave Maddux, Michael Reimer and Erin Reimer with Brandt Farms. With its grape jammers, the company was a top-10 finalist for the new product awards.
Dave Maddux, Michael Reimer and Erin Reimer with Brandt Farms. With its grape jammers, the company was a top-10 finalist for the new product awards.
Launched at the show, grape jammers. The grape jammers are a cross between a Thompson seedless grape and a Concord grape.
Launched at the show, grape jammers. The grape jammers are a cross between a Thompson seedless grape and a Concord grape.
Promotional display of grape jammers.
Promotional display of grape jammers.
Jim Samuel, Jessica Becerril and Jake Samuel from Sunrise Fresh proudly showing a new product: dried cherries.
Jim Samuel, Jessica Becerril and Jake Samuel from Sunrise Fresh proudly showing a new product: dried cherries.
Green garbanzo beans and green hummus from Califresh of California.
Green garbanzo beans and green hummus from Califresh of California.
Amy Hochderffer with Poindexter Nut Company who specializes in walnuts.
Amy Hochderffer with Poindexter Nut Company who specializes in walnuts.
Di Quaresma proudly showing California almond butter.
Di Quaresma proudly showing California almond butter.
The team of Farmington Fresh: Ernie Pascua, Jennifer Lima, Garrison Rajkovich and Daniel Rajkovich. They show a new product: Bites of Fresh Fruits. Each clamshell contains individually packaged bags with pre-cut fruit.
The team of Farmington Fresh: Ernie Pascua, Jennifer Lima, Garrison Rajkovich and Daniel Rajkovich. They show a new product: Bites of Fresh Fruits. Each clamshell contains individually packaged bags with pre-cut fruit.
On the left, the team of Horizon Marketing and on the right the team of Horizon Transportation.
On the left, the team of Horizon Marketing and on the right the team of Horizon Transportation.
Victor Wilcox with 1st Quality Produce.
Victor Wilcox with 1st Quality Produce.
Deborah Loyd and Leilani Talty with Nature's Joy, showing different (flavored) pistachio and almond products.
Deborah Loyd and Leilani Talty with Nature's Joy, showing different (flavored) pistachio and almond products.
Mike Braga with Braga Organic Farms. The company specializes in nuts and as the name suggests, it's all organic.
Mike Braga with Braga Organic Farms. The company specializes in nuts and as the name suggests, it's all organic.
Eric Bianchi representing Kern Ridge Growers, a grower and shipper of carrots.
Eric Bianchi representing Kern Ridge Growers, a grower and shipper of carrots.
The mushroom ravioli from Fiore Di Pasta was delicious. Pictured is Anthony Primavera.
The mushroom ravioli from Fiore Di Pasta was delicious. Pictured is Anthony Primavera.
The team of Union Bank, the head sponsor of the Fresno Food Expo.
The team of Union Bank, the head sponsor of the Fresno Food Expo.
Jeff Ault, Ted Marsella and Justin Gibson with Wells Fargo Bank.
Jeff Ault, Ted Marsella and Justin Gibson with Wells Fargo Bank.

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