To improve processing efficiency, IQF fruit and vegetable processor RainSweet Inc., Salem, Ore., said it inked a manufacturing agreement wherebyFreeze Pack Inc., Pasco, Wash., will produce all of RainSweet's frozen onions at a new Pasco plant.
"This [Freeze Pack operation] is the best onion processing plant in the Northwest," said RainSweet President Mark May. "The facility was built fro the ground up around the concept of fast, efficient onion processing. It is also second to none in terms of food safety. We believe this will add tremendous value for our customers."
RainSweet's other fruit and vegetable processing operations will remain in Salem.