Cleaning Bonus and Cleaning Plan Schedule

Cleaning Bonus/Charge Schedule: Sorting bonuses or expenses are based on each grower’s percentage of inedible & foreign material on USDA report.

 

Percentage of Inedible & F.M.
Cents/Lb.
Percentage of Inedible & F.M.
Cents/Lb.

0 – 1.09
1.1 – 1.59
1.6 – 1.99
2.0 – 2.29

$0.02 bonus
$0.015 bonus
$0.01 bonus
neutral
2.3 – 2.99
3.0 – 3.99
4.0 – 4.99
5.0 – 5.99
6.0 – 6.99
7.0 & higher
$0.03 charge
$0.04 charge
$0.05 charge
$0.06 charge
$0.07 charge
Per VHN

 

Almonds with moisture levels of 6% and higher require drying before they can be processed. Valley Harvest Nut will assist growers in arranging for these services. All costs incurred are the responsibility of the grower.