Published in The Vacaville Reporter

A look back at Basic Vegetable Products in Vacaville

December 12, 2020

If orchardist and prune drying company owner Ed Uhl had not gotten over his worry about onion dust contaminating his prunes and making them taste like onions, Jack and William Hume may not have established Basic Vegetable Products in Vacaville.

Jack Hume still chuckled over that moment 50 years later when the Vacaville community celebrated Hume and Basic’s 50th anniversary in Vacaville, according to a 1982 Vacaville Reporter news story.

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