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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Sunions. Tearless and Sweet.
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Sunions
Sunions are a natural hybrid onion that, unlike many other onion varieties, matures into a milder, sweeter flavor over time.

Sunions was developed by one of the foremost onion breeders in the world, Rick Watson. Watson discovered this special onion over 30 years ago and worked tirelessly to perfect it. He realized the Sunions onion was like no other, given that over time it became more tearless and sweeter.

Jessica Peri, retail sales manager for Peri & Sons Farms, has been involved with the farms’ Sunions growing program since the beginning and is excited about this year’s harvest, saying, “This year, we expect the Sunions onions will be ready for market by early December. We adhere to Sunions’ tightly-controlled flavor protocol, so we will ship Sunions only after they are ‘certified ready’ by a panel of tasting experts.”
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Sunions
Please contact our Sales Team for more information.

Domestic Sales
Jessica Peri
Retail Sales Manager
775-463-6326 Direct, 775-741-3949 Mobile
Jessica@PeriandSons.com

Cindy Elrod
Sales & New Business Development
775-463-6318 Direct, 509-720-1661 Mobile
CindyE@PeriandSons.com

Mindy VanVleck
Sales
775-463-6313 Direct, 509-945-3513 Mobile
Mindy@PeriandSons.com

Monique Blajos
Sales
775-463-6325 Direct, 775-316-1040 Mobile
Monique@PeriandSons.com

Denise Fischer
Sales
775-463-9981 Direct, 509-480-1287 Mobile
Dfischer@PeriandSons.com

Shane Martin
Sales
775-463-6346 Direct, 775-287-7373 Mobile
Smartin@PeriandSons.com

Joe Bowers
Sales
775-463-6343 Direct, 775-815-0364 Mobile
Jbowers@PeriandSons.com

Elias Alvarado
Senior Sales Assistant
775-463-6338 Direct, 775-781-9153 Mobile
Elias@PeriandSons.com

Alejandra Alvarado
Sales Assistant
775-463-6303 Direct, 775-781-1806 Mobile
Alejandra@PeriandSons.com



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

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