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VAP Grant Recipients' Sucess Stories

Sun-Maid Growers of California

“We are always looking at how new technologies can make a difference. The VAPG grants helped us cushion the costs of studying options and equipment needed for implementing radio frequency identification (RFID) into our operations.”


Texas Olive Ranch

A $300,000 USDA Value Added Producer Grant, awarded in 2007, helped the company purchase bottles, bottling equipment and produce better product labels. "It probably put us two or three years ahead of where we would be without it." - Owner of Texas Olive Ranch


Valley Fig Growers

The cooperative, which is more than 50 years old with nearly 30 grower members, received a $150,000 VAPG in 2013 to assist with launching an entirely new line of products – California Fig Spreads.

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