Walker River Cooling and Nevada Fresh Pak
Walker River Cooling is a joint-venture between Nevada Fresh Pak, a Peri & Son’s Farms company and The Nunes Company. Located in the Mason Valley of Yerington, Nev., the 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art cooling and distribution facility is the only facility of its kind in Nevada and changes the face of one of the largest commercial produce growers in the State.

With the completion of the new facility, the two companies’ are now positioned to expand growing capability and cool more produce in a faster, more efficient way. This means fresher and longer-lasting produce for the supply chain and ultimately for consumers. All steps to get produce to market now happen in Yerington while maintaining the company’s commitment to sustainable farming practices that meets the highest environmental, social and economic standards.

The cooling facility began its 24-hour per day service in mid-May at the beginning of year’s harvest cycle. With more than 80 plus years of combined industry experience, The Peri and Nunes operations offer a level of expertise in growing, harvesting, cooling, sales and marketing that is unsurpassed. The large commercial operation produces more than 25 million pounds of organic baby greens and 40 million pounds of organic fresh vegetables servicing retailers, processors, wholesalers and other buying organizations throughout North America.

The new facility employs approximately 20 full-time personnel. Together, Peri & Sons Farms and Nevada Fresh Pak, represent the largest private employer in Lyon County, currently supporting over 220 full-time diverse positions including specialists in the areas of agricultural science, engineering, manufacturing, and business and information technology. The company also supports a seasonal work force of over 1,400 full-time employees. Based on recent economic impact studies the company’s direct and indirect impact on the economy in Northern Nevada now exceeds $150 million.

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For the Love of Onions
Whether you are a produce expert or just exploring cooking in your home kitchen, we hope to expand your knowledge and enjoyment of one of the worlds’ oldest and most widely-used vegetables--the onion.

David Peri took a liking to the idea of growing onions when he was only 18 years old, and for over 35 years now he has been passionately farming a wide variety of them. Currently we grow white, yellow, red, sweet and organic onions, and all of our onions are grown, packed and shipped direct for our farm, following strict certified guidelines for food safety, traceability and sustainability.
customer testimonial The only thing that Peri & Sons likes more than growing onions, is spreading the word about how wonderful they are. In this section we’ll share what we know about: the history of onions; the differences between onion varieties; the health benefits of onions and why buying onions Grown in the U.S.A. is important.

We are sure that once you become familiar with onions, especially our onions, they will become an indispensable part of your culinary routine, because to know them is to love them.

Join our free online onion–lovers club, Onion Obsession, and enjoy all of our benefits of membership. You can learn about the history of onions by visiting the National Onion Association’s website: https://www.onions-usa.org/all-about-onions/history-of-onions >>
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Good Onions. Great Cause.
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