A History of SunGarden

SunGarden Timeline

1979
July 4

International Specialty Supply was created by Bob Rust

International Specialty Supply was created by Bob Rust

The early company was operating out of a 500 sqft farmhouse selling sprouts grown in jars on the counter of a small residential kitchen. (Picture of bob)

1980
July 4

Primeseed

Primeseed

Primeseed and packaging was launched to provide a much needed supply shop for the sprouting industry.

1982
July 4

Sentrex

Sentrex

Sentrex manufacturing creates the first commercially viable version of the Rota-Tech rotary drum.

1983
July 6

Commercial Sprouting Equipment

Commercial Sprouting Equipment

Sentrex manufacturing launches a full line of commercial sprouting equipment.

1996
July 6

Treating Sprouting Seed for Pathogens

Due to FDA regulations ISS along with key members of the sprouting industry developed the initial process for treating sprouting seed for pathogens.

2005
July 6

Protocol for Sampling and Testing Seed Completed

Protocol for Sampling and Testing Seed Completed

Developed protocol for sampling and testing seed for pathogen contamination.  This process is still in use today and is credited for keeping all pathogens out of the sprout supply chain. (Testing Collage)

2010
July 6

Sungarden Launches a Line of Dried Sprouts 

SunGarden Launches a line of dried sprouts 

2019
May 1

PrimeSeed Becomes SunGarden Seed: The Ultimate Premium Sprouting Seed

SunGarden Seed launches it’s new line of premium sprouting seed.  This is seed is has been tested, treated, and proven to be free of pathogens.

July 6

Present Day

SunGarden continues to be the trend setting in the sprouting industry.  With ever changing regulations we keep our finger on the pulse of the sprouting community with new innovations in Sprouts, Equipment, and Seed.