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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Nationwide Distribution
Given that Peri & Sons Farms takes the time to hand-harvest and hand-select all of our onions, you can be sure we’re going to take exceptional care when it comes to delivering them.

Over the last 35 years, our seasoned transportation team has built relationships with transportation professionals across the nation. We use only highly-professional, experienced carriers that are licensed by the United States Department of Transportation and meet all regulatory standards.

We keep our customers happy by doing everything possible to keep shipments on track and on time; when compared to shippers of our size, our volume and our on-time record is exceptional. We understand the importance of keeping those “truck wheels turning” so that your product deliverers on time, so our shipping docks are well-manned and all trucks are loaded in a fast, efficient manner.

Distribution International
In addition to shipping our produce all across the United States, we also have in-depth experience navigating the highly-regulated and complex processes that are inherent in transporting produce internationally.

Our highly-competent and responsive export specialists are experienced in every aspect of international produce exporting. They understand and appreciate the many intercultural differences and sensitivities that must be taken into account in order to foster strong, long-lasting relationships. They also know how to provide innovative and customized transportation solutions—whether by sea, air, road, rail or waterway.

We understand the challenges that supply-and-demand and seasonality pose in the produce world, and we have developed systems that allow us to keep on top of transportation availability 24/7/365. Our logistical and strategic processes enable us to find the timeliest, safest and most affordable delivery method possible; ensuring that the onions you buy from Peri & Sons Farms will arrive at your chosen destination, in pristine condition.

Let our international sales team find the fastest, safest and most efficient way to deliver farm-fresh Peri & Sons Farms’ premium onions to your destination; wherever it may be.

Please contact our expert sales team help you develop a domestic, direct-from-the-farm, year-round customized onion program that you can trust and rely on.

Domestic Sales
Jessica Peri
Retail Sales Manager
775-463-6326 Direct, 775-741-3949 Mobile

Cindy Elrod
Sales & New Business Development
775-463-6318 Direct, 509-720-1661 Mobile

Mindy VanVleck
775-463-6313 Direct, 509-945-3513 Mobile

Monique Blajos
775-463-6325 Direct, 775-316-1040 Mobile

Denise Fischer
775-463-9981 Direct, 509-480-1287 Mobile

Shane Martin
775-463-6346 Direct, 775-287-7373 Mobile

Joe Bowers
775-463-6343 Direct, 775-815-0364 Mobile

Elias Alvarado
Senior Sales Assistant
775-463-6338 Direct, 775-781-9153 Mobile

Alejandra Alvarado
Sales Assistant
775-463-6303 Direct, 775-781-1806 Mobile

International Sales
Peter Ng
1-213-438-9868 Direct, 1-805-407-3663 Mobile

Teri Gibson, Director, Marketing & Customer Relations
775-463-6324 Direct, 775-745-6094 Mobile
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