6:28am: Gemma and Sara arrive at the bottling facility just as our 40-ton tanker is pulling in from Samascott Orchards in Kinderhook, New York.
8:00am: Our empty bottles are stacked and ready to go.
8:30am: After being heated to 185 degrees to ensure a safe two-year shelf life, pasteurized juice is put into bottles on the filling machine.
9:00am: The bottles, after coming off the filler and getting caps, are cooled and make their way to the tagging area.
9:30am: With tags on board, the bottles move down the conveyer belt to the labeling machine.
11:00: Tagged and labeled bottles move down the conveyer belt to be packed in boxes.
11:30: The finished product. What do you think?
Five Acre Farms. Positively Local.TM