Peterson Farms is one of the largest privately owned fruit processors in Michigan. Its fresh-cut facility, which was established in 2004, focuses on production of apples, grapes and oranges. The company is dedicated to preserving the freshness of the fruit, so only high-quality produce finds its way to the fresh-cut line. Peterson Farms is a marketing leader of frozen fruits in the United States. The company annually markets more than 125 million finished pounds of frozen fruits and asparagus, as well as 5 million gallons of single-strength apple juice and juice concentrates. Frozen commodities it processes are asparagus, tart cherries, sweet cherries, cultivated blueberries, Cling and freestone peaches, Damson plums and apples. Peterson Farms is located in Shelby, Mich.