Attending the 33rd Annual Decision Maker's Agriculture Forum at Nortera & Farm Fresh First is a great opportunity to gain valuable insights into Genesee County's #1 Industry; Agriculture. Not only will you have the chance to tour the facility and see firsthand how they operate, but you'll also get to hear from Michael Gardinier, VP Operations Farm Fresh First. With his extensive experience in the industry, he is sure to provide valuable knowledge and advice.
***Nortera, formerly known as Bonduelle and Birdseye, currently operates 13 plants across Canada and the U.S., where they specialize in ready-to-use, plant-based meal solutions. Locally, The Oakfield facility produces approximately 116M lbs of frozen vegetable products per year with 37 full-time employees and 148 seasonal employees. Farm Fresh First LLC was formed in January 2007 to provide agricultural services for the vegetable & fruit processing industry. These services include raw product procurement from agricultural producers both directly and indirectly through contracting in the company’s capacity as agent, harvesting, hauling, spraying, information services and administrative services. Nortera Foods, is Farm Fresh First’s single largest customer. As with other customers, our employees work side by side with Nortera Foods employees at each facility to match supply and production requirements throughout each day of the season.
Date and Time
Wednesday Sep 20, 2023 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM EDT
To participate in the 2023 Decision-Makers’ Agriculture Forum, please register online or complete the registration form and return by September 8, 2023.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MEET DIRECTLY AT NORTERA. For safety purposes and to maintain good manufacturing practices, all attendees are required to wear closed toed shoe, pants without any tears, and will be provided with a bump cap and smock for the tour. Please note that there are wet conditions in certain areas of the facility.