After spending some five years on the project, Ahmad Foroutan, 43, of Merced, hopes to have Zymex Industries Inc. up  and running within the next couple of months. The business will be an all-natural foods processing plant working with items such as pistachio nuts and passion fruit leaves.
After spending some five years on the project, Ahmad Foroutan, 43, of Merced, hopes to have Zymex Industries Inc. up and running within the next couple of months. The business will be an all-natural foods processing plant working with items such as pistachio nuts and passion fruit leaves. SUN-STAR PHOTO BY GEORGE MACDONALD
After spending some five years on the project, Ahmad Foroutan, 43, of Merced, hopes to have Zymex Industries Inc. up and running within the next couple of months. The business will be an all-natural foods processing plant working with items such as pistachio nuts and passion fruit leaves. SUN-STAR PHOTO BY GEORGE MACDONALD

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