GreenGate Fresh Salinas plant up and running

04/24/2013 12:10:00 PM
Mike Hornick

Courtesy GreenGate Fresh LLLPGreenGate Fresh LLLP has opened a value-added vegetable processing plant in Salinas, Calif.GreenGate Fresh LLLP has begun operations at its new Salinas, Calif., plant.

The foodservice salad, slaw and leafy greens provider purchased an 11-acre site in January and renovated a 50,000-square foot structure at 1222 Merrill Street.

GreenGate Fresh transformed the concrete tilt-up structure into a processing facility that meets current food safety standards, according to a news release.

Plant features include:

 

  • stainless steel walls and ceilings in the processing room;
  • custom built wash systems;
  • green building standards;
  • air cavity wall system and Venturi air flow; and
  • upgraded lighting.

 

The plant is available for visits by clients, Jay Iverson, vice president of sales and marketing, said in the release.

Yuma, Ariz.-based GreenGate Fresh was founded in 2009.



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