Mountain High Organics, Inc. Receives Prestigious Economic Development Project of The Year Award
The Corporation for New Milford Economic Development Honors the Company’s Economic Investment In 2020
New Milford, Connecticut – January 27, 2021 – Mountain High Organics, Inc. an industry leader in the sourcing, procurement, and packaging of a growing array of Certified Organic raw ingredients was the recipient of the 2020 Economic Development Project of the Year Award by the Corporation for the New Milford Economic Development. The award honors New Milford businesses that demonstrate a meaningful impact on the local economy. Mountain High Organics was recognized for its new “Organic Certified” cold storage distribution center located at 266 Kent Road in New Milford.
The new 28,000 square foot distribution facility has a 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art cooler refrigerated to 42 degrees Fº and an 8,000 square foot shipping and receiving dock that is kept at 60 degrees Fº. The new facility will allow Mountain High Organics to safeguard its organic raw ingredient inventory with environmentally controlled storage conditions.
Furthermore, the new facility will allow Mountain High Organics to have complete control over all aspects of receiving, storage, and distribution of its organic raw ingredients and for its line of Mountain High Organics branded consumer products as well as providing a positive economic impact in New Milford.
Joanne and Gary Fellin are honored and humbled to be receiving such an esteemed award for Mountain High Organics. “It exemplifies the quality of our products, the dedication of our employees and the amazing work we strive to provide our customers every single day.
The new cold storage distribution center was designed from the inside out; meaning Mountain High Organics started with a 1,200 pallet cooler floor plan which allows for ease of access with forklifts, inventory management and provides for a high level of safety for equipment operators. The new center is part of Mountain High Organics companywide sustainable initiative making the facility environmentally friendly. Mountain High Organics chose to build an insulated cooler within a steel structure for extreme energy efficiency and installed a high efficiency water cooled refrigeration system as well as high-speed cooler doors to dramatically minimize thermal exchange between the cooler and receiving area. In addition, all lighting is high efficiency LED
motion activated and all forklifts and pallet jacks are electric to eliminate atmospheric pollution.
Founded in 1999, Mountain High Organics has earned its reputation for providing its customers with only the freshest organic ingredients based upon a business model of “Farm to Table” delivery. Mountain High Organics has its own network of independent farmers who still have a personal connection to their crops and understand that healthy foods can only come from soil
free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Their core group of growers rely on nature and hard work to grow their crops while preserving farming for future generations.
Mountain High Organics also markets a complete line of consumer organic products under the Mountain High Organics brand that can be purchased at https://mountainhighorganics.com or at retailers throughout the United States. Mountain High Organics is focused on building long-term successful business partnerships that are built upon the guiding principles of personal integrity and the highest level of ethical business conduct. For more information regarding Mountain High Organics email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.