Discover the Difference with Bella Viva Orchards® at New Hope Network’s Spark Change Virtual Event

Ingredient Buyers and Manufacturers Are Invited to Interact with California-based, Natural and Organic Dried Fruit Supplier at New Hope Network’s Online Event & Expo, November 12 – 13, 2020

What: Discover Bella Viva Orchards at New Hope Network’s Spark Change Product Discovery ZoneWhen: Thursday, November 12, 2020, Noon – 4:30 PM EST and Friday, November 13, 2020, Noon – 2:00 PM ESTRegistration: FREE for industry members. For more information, visit

Denair, CA (November 5, 2020) – Bella Viva Orchards®, a leading supplier and processor of natural and certified organic dried fruits is inviting ingredient buyers, manufacturers, distributors, and retail representatives to interact with the California-based team during New Hope Network’s Spark Change Virtual Expo.

New Hope’s Spark Change is an online initiative to unite the natural products industry through product discovery, networking, and information. Bella Viva Orchards will share information about their offerings produced using a revolutionary proprietary method of drying fruits naturally without the use of additives, preservatives, or added sugars.

Visit Bella Viva Orchards’ virtual booth at the ‘Spark Change Product Discovery Zone’ on Thursday, November 12, 2020, Noon – 4:30 PM EST and Friday, November 13, 2020, Noon – 2:00 PM EST. There, participants can learn more about Bella Viva’s product line, request samples, live chat, and even set up a video meeting with one of Bella Viva’s team members – all within the platform.

Bella Viva Orchards is committed to retaining the integrity of the fruit’s flavor, nutrition, and texture. “As a market leader, the secret to our success is in the way we remove the moisture while maximizing all of the desirable characteristics of the fresh fruit. You could say we have set the standard in the industry for natural dried fruit,” says Victor Martino, Co-Owner and Innovator, Bella Viva Orchards.

In addition to a virtual exhibit booth, New Hope Network is featuring Victor and Bella Viva Orchards as part of its Spark Change Soapbox video series. Set amongst the orchards in California’s central valley, Victor explains how Bella Viva Orchards sparks change, “Bella Viva Orchards’ products are made without added sugars – making them a wholesome, healthy choice while not compromising flavor. We spark change by giving ingredient buyers and wholesalers a choice – do you want something with preservatives and additives or the real thing, that we grow and provide as nature intended? It’s that simple.”

Spark Change Natural Products Expo Interview
Watch Bella Viva Orchard’s Spark Change video featuring Co-Owner and Innovator, Victor Martino

Peaches and Pears with Passion Driven by integrity, authenticity, and passion, Victor and his wife Angela founded Bella Viva Orchards in 1988 and are devoted to farming the land that has been in the Martino family since 1943. The business has been supplying apples, cherries, citrus, pears, peaches and more for over 30 years at its California farm and production facility and has more than 60 years of farming and fruit drying experience. Among its more unique product offerings include dried persimmons, blueberries, blood orange slices, orange chips, and diced, ground, and powdered citrus.

By participating in the Spark Change Virtual Event, Bella Viva Orchards is positioned to serve as an innovative leader in the natural products industry. Bella Viva Orchards is my life’s work. The fabric of my being is my concern for my fellow humans. Our goal is to enhance the human experience and bring pleasure to the senses and nutrition to the body. This is my vocation – this is what we do,” says Victor Martino.

Bella Viva Orchards not only supports natural and organic agriculture but is committed to aligning with like-minded companies to form socially responsible strategic alliances. Victor adds, “We are vigorously working towards building relationships with like-minded companies and individuals who want to be a part of the movement to provide healthy food choices to the marketplace.”

Spark Change Product Discovery Zone
For more information on Bella Viva Orchards at New Hope Network’s Spark Change Discovery Zone, visit For more details about working with Bella Viva Orchards, email Brean Bettencourt at or visit

New Hope Network is a leading producer of Natural Products Expo West and Expo East Conferences, which were both cancelled due to the pandemic. Spark Change Virtual was an idea born as a way to unite the industry online, with networking opportunities, presentations and product discovery. 

About Bella Viva Orchards, Inc.Founded in 1988, Bella Viva Orchards is in the heart of California’s “fruit basket” and extensively supplies high quality dried fruits and raw ingredients to many of North America’s leading snack companies, co-manufacturers, and specialty and natural retailers. Bella Viva Orchards, Inc. implements a proprietary method of drying fruit without preservatives or additives of any kind while maintaining color, nutritional content, and integrity of flavor never before achieved within the industry. The entire collection of dried fruits that Bella Villa Orchards produces is minimally processed, free of artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, and additives. The company practices sustainability efforts and reduces its carbon footprint by upcycling and recycling more than 95% of the waste from its production facility, with the by-products of finished goods going towards livestock feed or compost. For more information about Bella Viva Orchards, visit

Steven Hoffman, Founder/Managing Director, Compass Natural Marketing, 303.807.1042,