Sustainability isn't just a fad or a marketing tool here; at HWA, it's integrated into everything we do. Over 95% of our growers have moved from traditional irrigation methods to utilize sophisticated water-saving technologies. Ag-tech solutions such as this help us stay at the forefront of our increasingly fine-tuned industry. Growing and processing almonds is an energy and resource intensive effort, but HWA commit to using less to produce more.
Stringent resource planning is of critical importance for Woolf Farming-- one of HWA's founding farms. The farmers at Woolf constantly work to make their operation more resourceful and bio-dynamic. For example, through effective tracking technologies, Woolf Farming has drastically reduced the amount of tractor time needed to farm; this results in higher soil quality and a carbon offset of nearly 300,000 tons annually-- the equivalent of taking 53,000 cars off the road!
Food safety is crucial for consumers, the environment, and Harris Woolf Almonds. We enact comprehensive, globally recognized safety plans throughout our facilities and continue to lead the way in maintaining a more traceable supply chain. Food safety is why we invest so heavily in optical sorting and employee training. These intelligent, preemptive measures lead to less waste, happier customers, and a safer world.