Pears

Awe Sum Organics

123 Locust St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States

Awe Sum Organics, the largest importer of Organic Apples and Organic Kiwifruit in North America, has earned a reputation for quality by consistently meeting the needs and demands of our customers. We are also one of the largest importers of Organic Pears, Grapes, Blueberries and Plums!

Chapters
Central Coast
Processor Handler

Certification: USDA NOP
Status: Certified
Date: 11/30/16

Certification: US/Canada Equivalence
Status: Compliant
Date: 11/30/16

Certification: Handling
Status: Certified
Date: 11/30/16

Fruitilicious Farm/Tierra Madre

47 Linden Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
United States

Fruitilicious Farm is a partnership of Zea Sonnabend and Terence Welch, both with many years of experience with organic fruit farming and related organic agriculture. We farm two parcels of land in Watsonville/Corralitos, totalling 16 acres. One orchard is mature apple trees on standard rootstocks and the other is young diverse fruit trees and bushes that are 1 to 3 years old.

Chapters
Central Coast

Certification: USDA NOP
Status: Certified
Date: 07/17/12

Certification: Crops
Status: Certified
Date: 07/17/12

Certification: Handling
Status: Certified
Date: 07/17/12

Oppenheimer Coquitlam (Vancouver)

Suite 101-11 Burbidge St.
Coquitlam British Columbia V3K 7B2
Canada

Simply put, we make sure that the best fruits and vegetables from around the world make their way to North American tables. We accomplish this by partnering with the best growers and working with produce buyers to streamline the complex transaction of bringing products to the market.

Certification: Canada Organic Regime (COR)
Status: Certified
Date: 11/16/10

Certification: COR Organic Packaging and Labeling
Status: Surrendered
Date: 10/03/19

Certification: COR Food Processing
Status: Certified
Date: 10/03/19

Certification: US/Canada Equivalence
Status: Compliant
Date: 06/15/15

Rivermaid Trading Company II

P.O. Box 350
Lodi, CA 95241
United States

Our company owns and manages 7,600 acres and operated 8,000 sq. ft. of packing facilities. We handle all varieties of pears, cherries, and asparagus from the major growing regions of Central and Northern California and Oregon. Innovation has always been a pivotal role in the success of our company and continues to drive us as we pioneer new ways to serve international markets with the finest produce on the planet.

Chapters
Processor Handler
Big Valley

Certification: USDA NOP
Status: Certified
Date: 07/14/09

Certification: Handling
Status: Certified
Date: 07/14/09

Certification: Crops
Status: Surrendered
Date: 12/13/23

Certification: US/Canada Equivalence
Status: Compliant
Date: 07/31/20

Greene and Hemly

11275 State Highway 160
Courtland, CA 95615
United States

Our farm boasts hundreds of acres in production - including 160 acres of organic pears and apples. We believe in sustainable framing practices and ensure that our land will remain healthy and productive for generations to come.

Chapters
Yolo

Certification: Crops
Status: Certified
Date: 08/05/97

Certification: USDA NOP
Status: Certified
Date: 08/05/97

Certification: EU & UK Equivalence
Status: Withdrawn
Date: 05/31/16

Certification: Handling
Status: Certified
Date: 05/23/05

Certification: US/Canada Equivalence
Status: Compliant
Date: 04/08/09

McClendon\'s Select

15888 N. 77th Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85382
United States

We are a family-run organic farm located on 25 acres in Peoria, Arizona. We have over 100 varieties of organic fruits and vegetables, along with dates, honey, and bee pollen. Our produce is sold at bi-weekly farmers markets in the Phoenix area and two award-winning restaurants throughout Arizona.

Chapters
At Large

Certification: USDA NOP
Status: Certified
Date: 12/07/08

Certification: Handling
Status: Application Withdrawn
Date: 08/02/18

Certification: Handling
Status: Certified
Date: 08/02/18

Certification: Crops
Status: Certified
Date: 12/07/08

Melissa\'s World Variety Produce, Inc.

5325 South Soto St.
Vernon, CA 90058
United States

Family is a big part of World Variety\'s success. The Melissa\'s brand is named after Joe and Sharon\'s daughter, who takes an active role in the company. Through the years, the company has found stable growth thanks to the support of very loyal customers and a close-knit family of employees dedicated to customer service. After all, Joe Hernandez has made the company philosophy straightforward "Give the customers what they want and keep them happy!" World Variety is committed to industry and consumer education about specialty produce.

Chapters
Pacific Southwest
Processor Handler

Certification: Handling
Status: Certified
Date: 09/15/98

Certification: US/Canada Equivalence
Status: Compliant
Date: 09/18/18

Certification: US/Canada Equivalence
Status: Compliant
Date: 09/18/18

Certification: USDA NOP
Status: Certified
Date: 09/15/98