Last week, I had the opportunity to visit D.A. Rominger & Sons in the heart of California’s Sacramento Valley—one of eight certified organic farms contracted by Muir Glen Organic to produce its canned tomatoes. I also got to tour the enormous, award-winning organic composting site that Muir Glen uses (in partnership with Olam Tomato Processors) to “keep more of each tomato in the food chain, and out of landfills.”
Here’s a peek behind-the-scenes of one of the largest organic tomato processing operations in the world, and a big-picture example of sustainability in action.
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