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Stemilt Responsible Choice

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The Stemilt label indicates that fruit has been produced under the Responsible Choice Program - program certifies fruit orchards and the packing / handling of that fruit for integrated pest management (IPM) .

Stemilt uses the Responsible Choice label to represent all that is done in the land to conserve water, reduce inputs and promote good fruit production in a safe manner. Stemilt also uses the label to promote its recycling program that feeds over a thousand of acres through a compost farm program. Stemilt also maintains a social responsibility program under this label that focusses on treating people fairly and includes a health benift program and paid holidays as well as provided a safe and clean working environment. Community involvement is also included in which Stemilt provides support to many local charities and local events as well as being a strong economic backbone to the community.

Learn more: Stemilt Responsible Choice websiteExternal Site

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Conformity with Stemilt Responsible Choice's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Stemilt Growers, Inc.

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Year ecolabel est. 1989

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Food


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Last updated: 18 March 2014