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SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE USHERS IN NEW SEASON WITH GOOD QUALITY, HIGH HOPES
The Produce News – September, 2014
Early indications showed Snake River Produce’s 2014 Spanish Sweet crop to be of a smaller size profile, but in early September Tiffany Cruickshank, transportation manager and sales…

REVISIONS TO PROPOSED PRODUCE RULE EASE WATER REQUIREMENTS
The Packer – September, 2014
Some onion growers are somewhat relieved by revisions to the proposed produce safety rule from the Food and Drug Administration, which include a provision for field curing to allow…

HARVEST IN FULL SWING – GROWERS: ONIONS SMALLER BUT HIGH QUALITY
Argus Observer – September, 2014
The annual onion harvest is underway, and although most of the focus on the Oregon side has been on the lack of irrigation water, temperature may have had more impact on the crop…

THE PACKER 25: KAY RILEY
The Packer – October, 2013
An anchor in the produce aisle, onions are a must-have for retailers and consumers alike. Time-tested, tried and true, onions provide a reliable base to support category and…

SIZE SLIGHTLY SMALLER, BUT QUALITY EXCELLENT FOR SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE
The Produce News – September, 2013
With summer 2013 setting records for heat in the Treasure Valley of Idaho-Eastern Oregon, shippers are seeing somewhat reduced yields and a smaller size profile on their onions. But…

IEOOC PROMOTES HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND PREVENTATIVE SERVICES IN TREASURE VALLEY
The Produce News – January, 2013
Through the cooperative efforts of the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Committee (USA Onions) and Boise, ID-based St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, women in the Treasure Valley were…

QUALITY GOOD, SUPPLIES TIGHTER AT SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE
The Produce News – December, 2012
With production down an estimated 25 percent this season, Snake River Produce in Nyssa, OR, is working with tighter supplies, according to General Manager Kay Riley. The other side of the…

SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE COMPANY
Faces of Agriculture – October, 2012
Snake River Produce Company, LLC is located in Nyssa, Oregon in the heart of the Idaho-Eastern Oregon onion region. Snake River Produce is an onion packer and shipper – shipping red…

SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE NOTES GOOD DEMAND & HEAVY MOVEMENT
The Produce News – September, 2012
Early-season onion demand has been good and movement heavy for Snake River Produce in Nyssa, OR, according to General Manager Kay Riley. Mr. Riley told The Produce News during…

SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE PUTS SAFETY FIRST IN ITS ALL-AMERICAN WINNING LINE UP
The Produce News – August, 2012
Adhering to the principle of American exceptionalism in its day-to-day practices, Snake River Produce in Nyssa, OR, works diligently to assure safety and wholesomeness of its onions.

SNAKE RIVER PRODUCE TOUTS THE EXCEPTIONALISM OF USA ONIONS
The Produce News – November, 2011
Kay Riley isn’t one to hide his love of country or his pride in its culture and achievements, particularly as they pertain to onions grown in the Treasure Valley of Idaho-Eastern Oregon. In…

OBITUARY: PAT TAKASUGI
Idaho Press Tribune – November, 2011
Patrick (Pat) Takasugi, 62, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away, surrounded by his loved ones, after courageous battle with a rare appendiceal cancer…

IDAHO LAWMAKER PAT TAKASUGI WAS ‘A TIRELESS ADVOCATE FOR AGRICULTURE’
Idaho Statesman – November, 2011
Rep. Pat Takasugi wasn’t much for boasting, but when he harvested his onions ahead of last month’s rains he pronounced himself satisfied. “He was feeling pretty good about that,” said…

LIFE IS ONE SWEET RIDE FOR TIFFANY CRUICKSHANK
The Produce News – September, 2010
Tiffany Cruickshank, transportation manager and sales assistant for Snake River Produce Co., might just be the onion industry’s all-American girl. She’s equally at home fishing for king…

AN INTERVIEW WITH NOA’S KAY RILEY: LESSONS LEARNED RAKING ‘BRUSH’
Onion World – November, 2009
Kay Riley, president of the National Onion Association (NOA), is no stranger to the produce industry. Living in Fruitland, Idaho, he is now in his 30th year of involvement in the onion industry…

KAY RILEY TAKES OVER AS PRESIDENT OF THE NOA
Onion World – January, 2009
Kay Riley, Nyssa, Ore., has been elected president of the National Onion Association (NOA), replacing Darrell Duda, McAllen, Texas, who completed the customary two year term. Riley’s…