A Utah onion grower-shipper has taken over marketing duties for a Washington onion grower-shipper.


Syracuse, Utah-based Utah Onions Inc. is now handling sales for Granger, Wash.-based R.A. Rasmussen & Sons, according to a Utah Onions news release.


Rasmussen grows yellow and red onions on 800 acres, producing about 1 million 50-pound bags annually.


Shawn Hartley, vice president of sales and owner of Utah Onions, will handle the Rasmussen account. Hartley said the deal will help Utah Onions supply customers with a variety of onions year-round.


Utah Onions grows and ships onions from Syracuse and Corrine, Utah; Prosser, Wash.; and Nyssa, Ore.