Horizon Nut Company featured renowned water attorney Gary Sawyers at an industry event Monday to address concerns of the pistachio industry. The event topic was Sustainable Groundwater Management Act preparedness. More than 100 growers, water authority representatives and elected officials attended the event, held at the International Agri-Center in Tulare County.
Horizon Nut Company’s Grower Education Series provides industry-related education and advocacy to pistachio growers and strategic partners. The mission of this quarterly event is to offer resources to ensure that growers are prepared and equipped to thrive in an economy of uncertainty. Horizon Nut Company is a premier, grower-owned pistachio processing operation led by a diverse group of industry pioneers.
California growers, including Horizon Nut Company, account for 99 percent of the pistachio yield in the United States. Horizon Nut Company’s annual processing capacity is expected to exceed 100 million pounds by 2020.
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