"Our inputs are going to be faster in and faster out—bottom line, it will be a better return for our growers."
200% Increase in NEW Walnut Processing Facilities
277,520 total sq. ft. 25 million lbs. of storage capacity with no load limits. Unloading in 15 minutes with robust capacity down the line from shelling to packaging to storage to loading.
500% More Walnut Sheller Capacity
In-line scale gives live feedback of real-time production. Shells an entire bulk room in 15 working days. Roll sizer gives more consistent sizing for shelling efficiency, increasing half-count by 5–10% on average. Our halves and large pieces will go through electronic sorting off the sheller that will provide pack-ready material.
200% Faster Unloading in Receiving
Trucks will unload in 15 minutes on average. 200,000 lbs/hr. receiving capacity. The pre-cleaner will remove more oil stock, rocks, sticks, and broken inshell.
125% Increase in Bulk Storage
Total NEW storage capacity of 25 million lbs.
200% Increase in Packing Line Capacity
We have added two laser sorters for all products, replacing visual inspection. Our capacity is 10,000 lbs/hr., approximately two loads per shift.
150% Increase in Cold Storage
18,340 sq. ft. of cold storage space.
150% Increase in Loading Dock Efficiency
Safer, more efficient forklift loading. Triple dock accommodates multiple trucks loading at the same time.
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Carriere Family Farms is located in Glenn, California, in the Sacramento Valley. We work closely with local growers to maintain excellent product quality from soil health in the orchards through the packaging process. Carriere Family Farms grows ten different varieties of English Walnuts, including Chandler, Howard, and Hartley. We have decades of experience selling and shipping high quality inshell and kernel walnuts around the world. Our new state-of-the-art processing facilitywill efficiently provide quality products to our customers across the globe.