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Sweetie Sweet
our certifications
CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLY GROWN by SCS Global Services

It took years of hard work, planning and preparation for Peri & Sons Farms became the first domestic, onion farming operation to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from SCS Global Services (SCS). The certification, issued in January 2016, by SCS in accordance with the producer requirements of its Sustainably Grown standard, meets some of the world’s highest environmental, social and economic criteria. Achieving the certification through a stringent third-party audit requires an unwavering, company-wide commitment to the mission. We continue to uphold this important certification today.

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SCS Certified Sustainably Grown
CERTIFIED USDA ORGANIC

Year-after-year since 2006 our onions have been Certified USDA Organic by Organic Certifiers--https://organiccertifiers.com. Peri & Sons Farms ORGANIC Sweetie Sweet onions continually meet, or even exceed, National Organic Program standards in accordance with the USDA’s and the EU’s strict government standards, procedures and regulations.

Packed with flavor and nutritional value, our organic onions also provide peace–of–mind in knowing they are domestically grown and not imported from countries with little-to-no organic standards.

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USDA Organic
CERTIFIED PESTICIDE RESIDUE FREE

In addition to Organic, we also grow a Premium product. Our Premium Sweetie Sweet onions are Certified Pesticide Residue Free--the most stringent pesticide residue standard in the marketplace today. This certification is proof that our products contain no pesticide residues within the limits of laboratory detection. This accomplishment far surpasses government requirements, satisfies our retailers and other customers, and provides the reassurance that many consumers are seeking for themselves and their families.

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Pesticide Residue Free
NO GMO FARM

At Peri & Sons Farms we take immense pride in being able to state that all of our onions, including Sweetie Sweet, are Non-Genetically Modified (GMO). We are a NO GMO farm operation. Our SCS Sustainable Farm certification ensures that no GMO products are involved in any way in our farming operation.

GMO foods/crops are ones that have had specific changes introduced in their DNA, using the methods of genetic engineering and which cannot occur naturally. In recent years GMO foods have become a popular topic of discussion and debate. As a family-owned company we totally understand these concerns and the need to know more.
No GMO



keeping food safe

We understand that growing fresh produce comes with enormous social responsibility and we take that very seriously -- from the very top of the company on down.

To meet this responsibility, we have a food-safety department dedicated to upholding the SCS Global Services Certification process which entails following a rigorous protocol for growing produce in a natural, clean, safe and responsible way. GFSI/GLOBAL G.A.P. certification--a level of certification not many farms are able to achieve― allows us to sell anywhere in the world and it ensures a daily practice of specific hygiene is followed.

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From Our Family to Yours
Today a fourth generation of Peri’s, David’s children, are hard at work and fully involved in various aspects of the family’s farm business. Lucky for us, they’ve inherited the same love-of-the-land and passion for farming that motivated the first generation of Peri farmers more than a century ago.
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