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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10523753/taylor-farms-11-062917*100xx3840-3840-960-0.jpg">Farm-to-table may be all the rage in today's restaurant scene, but when it comes to getting fresh produce to grocery stores, it's better to think about farm-to-factory-to-table.

Six years ago, Salinas-based Taylor Farms opened a 165,000-square-foot plant in Gonzalez built around the idea that each line of salad or produce should have a dedicated processing approach.

This year, Taylor Farms put in place a sustainable energy system at the Gonzalez plan that uses wind, solar and cogeneration systems…<div>
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Photos: How Taylor Farms embraces technology, alternative energy

Farm-to-table may be all the rage in today’s restaurant scene, but when it comes to getting fresh produce to grocery stores, it’s better to think about farm-to-factory-to-table. Six years ago, Salinas-based Taylor Farms opened a 165,000-square-foot plant in Gonzalez built around the idea that each line of salad or produce should have a dedicated processing […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10428473/recycling-9*100xx3840-3840-960-0.jpg">This Saturday is Earth Day, an event first celebrated in 1970 to show support for environmental protection. Some businesses disdain the day, seeing it as a ruse to build support for regulations or as global warming propaganda.

But some businesses rely on the environmentally-minded to succeed. Silicon Valley-based Zanker Road Resource Management Ltd. is one of those companies. With a total of four facilities in San Jose, Gillroy and Sacramento, the privately-owned company founded in 1985 reports…<div>
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Photos: Earth Day gets recycled

This Saturday is Earth Day, an event first celebrated in 1970 to show support for environmental protection. Some businesses disdain the day, seeing it as a ruse to build support for regulations or as global warming propaganda. But some businesses rely on the environmentally-minded to succeed. Silicon Valley-based Zanker Road Resource Management Ltd. is one […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10376827/britelab-22-031017*100xx3389-3389-847-0.jpg">Inside a 55,000-square-foot building in South San Jose, BriteLab offers inventors something unique — a chance to get their creations designed, prototyped, 3D printed, and manufactured all with the help of experts.

BriteLab, which opened in November at 6341 San Ignacio Ave. after a major rebranding, bills itself as a hardware company that’s in business to help other companies realize their inventions. It allows clients like OneWheel, Anybots, Rubrik and more to work from its industrial space…<div>
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Bright ideas live here (photos)

Inside a 55,000-square-foot building in South San Jose, BriteLab offers inventors something unique — a chance to get their creations designed, prototyped, 3D printed, and manufactured all with the help of experts. BriteLab, which opened in November at 6341 San Ignacio Ave. after a major rebranding, bills itself as a hardware company that’s in business […]

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