Our Drying Process

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We use only the freshest, vine-ripened California grown tomatoes.  It will require up to 21 pounds of fresh tomatoes to give us only ONE pound of sun-dried tomatoes. 

At the peak of ripeness and flavor, the tomatoes are delivered to our drying facility.

There, the tomatoes are washed, cut in half, and placed on large drying trays.

 

The drying trays are then distributed throughout our 27 acre drying facility to actually dry in the sun for a period of 7 to 10 days.

When the tomatoes reach just the right moisture level, we gather them up and send them to our packing facility to be used in one of our many delicious sun dried tomato products. 

Only the freshest, vine-ripe, California grown tomatoes are used.

The tomatoes are delivered to the drying facility for processing...

...where they are thoroughly washed.

The tomatoes are cut in half and placed on large drying trays.

The drying trays are then distributed throughout our 30 acre drying facility...

...to actually dry in the sun...

...for a period of 7 to 10 days.

When the tomatoes reach just the right moisture level, we gather them and sort them — ensuring only the best reach your table.

We then send the the sun-dried tomatoes to our packing facility to be used in one of our many delicious sun dried tomato products.

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