Crunch Pak Named Washington State Food Processor of the Year

CASHMERE, Wash. (May 7, 2018) —Crunch Pak®, the sliced apple specialist, received the Washington State Food Processor of the Year Award at Seattle Business magazine’s Washington Manufacturing Awards.

Washington’s Manufacturing Awards program recognizes companies making important progress in productivity, growth and innovation.

Considered the Oscars for Washington state manufacturers, companies were honored in seven categories: Manufacturing Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, Innovation of the Year, Food & Beverage Processor of the Year, Emerging Manufacturer of the Year, Building Trades Manufacturer of the Year, and Manufacturing Nonprofit of the Year. Winners were announced at an awards dinner on May 3 in Seattle and will be featured in the May edition of Seattle Business magazine.

“Receiving the Washington Food Processor of the Year award is a testament to our focus on continual improvement as a company,” said Mauro Felizia, Crunch Pak board chairman and CEO. “Our team works together, from sourcing to slicing, to create the best sliced apple products and snacks in the country and this is nice recognition of our work.”

Drew Dalgetty, general manager of production, accepted the award on behalf of Crunch Pak. A company must manufacture goods in the state of Washington to be eligible for the award.

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About Crunch Pak®.

Crunch Pak® is the industry leader in fresh sliced apples. Founded in 2000, Crunch Pak® is committed to providing the highest quality organic and conventional sliced apples in the market. Crunch Pak’s family of brands includes Crunch Pak with Disney and Crunch Pak® Organics. The primary distribution is via retail channels; annually Crunch Pak creates more than 1 billion apple slices at Washington State facilities.