Nutrition Business Journal
Ela Farms maximizes the fruits of its labor

Ela Farms maximizes the fruits of its labor

In today’s tight economy, Ela Family Farms—a 99-acre organic fruit farm in Hotchkiss, Colorado—is squeezing more profits from its organic fruits by selling direct to consumers at farmers’ markets and by maximizing the money the company generates from the finished products it makes from salvaged fruits.


Best known for its 100% certified-organic apples, Ela Family Farms created several new profit streams last year when it invested in apple-slicing-and-peeling equipment that can be used to c

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