Working on an August night under cooler temperatures, a field worker sets a bunch of grapes into a bin at a Gerawan Farming table grape vineyard near Kerman in this Fresno Bee file photo. Gerawan Farming issued a layoff notice on Dec. 18, 2015, for more than 2,500 employees notifying them that the company is getting out of the table grape business.
Working on an August night under cooler temperatures, a field worker sets a bunch of grapes into a bin at a Gerawan Farming table grape vineyard near Kerman in this Fresno Bee file photo. Gerawan Farming issued a layoff notice on Dec. 18, 2015, for more than 2,500 employees notifying them that the company is getting out of the table grape business. Fresno Bee file photo Fresno Bee Staff Photo
Working on an August night under cooler temperatures, a field worker sets a bunch of grapes into a bin at a Gerawan Farming table grape vineyard near Kerman in this Fresno Bee file photo. Gerawan Farming issued a layoff notice on Dec. 18, 2015, for more than 2,500 employees notifying them that the company is getting out of the table grape business. Fresno Bee file photo Fresno Bee Staff Photo

Gerawan Farms exits table grape business, affecting 2,500 workers

December 23, 2015 3:53 PM