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Many of us have visions of the past and wonder how much better fruit was in “the good old days”. In reality the fruit our great grandparents ate was small, soft and often had worms – yuck! Gratefully most of us have never bitten into an apple that had a worm. In fact, we have gotten accustomed to having large, crisp, sweet apples, pears and cherries that are pest free. This is because we have worked hard to improve both growing and packaging procedures, especially in organic fruit.
Organic apples, pears and cherries have greatly benefited from modern technology. We use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in all of our organic orchards. This means we use low-tech methods like natural predators (such as the fearsome lady bug) and vegetable oils to rid the trees of pests, as well as high-tech methods such as pheromone mating disruption to stop the spread of unwanted pests in organic fruit. IPM is something we do all year long, day in and day out; to make sure you get the safest fruit.
As much as orchards have benefited from modern technology, they have benefited even more from the wise hands of our five generations of growers. Because we live on the land we farm and feed our children the fruits of our labors, we have a personal stake in making sure the land and its surrounding eco-system are improved by our presence. We believe that caring for the land, air and water in our little corner of the world affects everyone on the planet. It also allows us to grow fruit that you and your family can enjoy for generations to come.
Once we have picked the fruit, we package it using the latest technology to make sure you get the best tasting fruit. We use high-tech cameras that can “look” inside the fruit and eliminate the apples or pears that aren’t sweet or crisp enough, leaving only the best for you. But we don’t stop there, nothing can replace experienced human hands and eyes that make the final decision on what should be put in the box and sent to your store.
So, just how good were the old days? Not as good as today when it comes to eating, safe, healthy and flavorful fruit. Today Domex Superfresh Growers makes sure that you have only the safest and best tasting organic apples, pears and cherries. It’s this focus and dedication that make us The Force Behind Fresh™.