ABOUT THE DRY BEAN ADVISORY BOARD

History of the Dry Bean Advisory Board:

The California Dry Bean Advisory Board was established June 22,1970 as part of the Marketing Order directed by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.  The Board is committed to sustaining and improving the production of beans through the funding of research and the promotion of California grown beans. The board consists of growers and shippers throughout California.

Board Roster

Baby Lima

  • MEMBERS:
    • Chris Capaul
    • John Pereira
  • ALTERNATES:
    • David Giampaoli
    • Myron Yamasaki

Blackeye

  • MEMBERS:
    • Edd Palla
    • Merlin Mohler
  • ALTERNATES:
    • Charlie Pitigliano
    • Phil Mohler

Garbanzo

  • MEMBERS:
    • David Richter
    • Ron Oneto
  • ALTERNATES:
    • Jason Polder
    • Ernest Antongiovanni

Large Lima

  • MEMBERS:
    • Stephen Perez
    • Richards Pata
  • ALTERNATES:
    • Chuck Cox
    • Roy Pursche

Common

  • MEMBERS:
    • Garret Hansen
    • Larry Chesini
  • ALTERNATES:
    • Ken Onteo
    • Ed Sills

Handlers

  • MEMBERS:
    • Garry Luckett
    • Ken Kirsten
    • Mark Kirsten
    • Larry Kubo
    • Steve Azevedo
    • Jim Wallace
  • ALTERNATES:
    • Ken Hylton
    • Nelson Parreira
    • Joe Wallace

Warehouse Dealer List

  • California Warehouses and Dealers
    •   Cal Bean & Grain
    •   Chico bean Growers
    •   Coast Counties
    •   Colusa Produce
    •   Colusa Milling
    •   Dompe Warehouse
    •   L.A. Heame Company
    •   Lompoc Warehouse
    •   Rhodes Stockton Bean Co-op
    •   Sutter Basin
    •   Tarke warehouse
    •   Trinidad Benham
    •   Vemalis Warehouse
  • California Dealers
    • Beans R4U
    • California Beans & Pea
    • David Strong Brokerage Inc.
    • Kirsten Company LLC
    • Northwest Trading Company
    • Western Trading Company
  • Exporters
    • Global Merchandising Corp
    • Pacific Northwest Commodities
    • SKE Midwestern, Inc
    • Tumac Commodities Inc.

 

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