Top 100 Growers: Southwest

 

Top 100 Growers: SOUTHWEST

Rank
Company
HQ State
2009 Acreage
Acreage Change
Year Founded
Crops Grown in 2009
Previous Rank
1
Navajo Agricultural Products Industry
NM
13,680
N/C
1970
beans, potatoes, pumpkins
1
2
Martori Farms
AZ
11,745
1,123
1947
melons, beans
2
3
Pasquinelli Produce
AZ
8,359
54
1949
iceberg lettuce, leaf lettuce, Romaine, broccoli, cauliflower, celery
4
4
Santa Rosa Produce
AZ
8,000
N/A
1991
cantaloupe, honeydew
N/A
5
Del Monte Southwest
AZ
5,950
-2,600
1991
cantaloupe, honeydew
3
6
Jack’s Produce Co.
TX
5,150
N/C
2003
cabbage, green beans, cucumber, squash
5
7
J & D Produce Inc.
TX
5,000
N/C
1986
cabbage, greens, pickles, onions, pepper, carrots, tomatoes
6
8
Rousseau Farming Co.
AZ
4,170
477
1986
cantaloupe, broccoli, carrots, cabbage, dry onions, celery, Romaine, cilantro, watermelon, leeks, parsley, kale, beets, swiss chard, spinach, fennel
8
9
Waymon Farms
AZ
3,776
N/C
1984
Romaine hearts, mix lettuce, lettuce, Romaine, broccoli, fennel
7
10
Texas Hill Farms
AZ
3,300
N/C
1984
lettuce
10
11
Duncan Family Farms
AZ
3,069
-379
2007
spring mix, spinach, cabbage, mixed lettuce, potatoes, herb, mixed greens
9
12
Nakasawa Farms
AZ
3,000
N/C
1991
Romaine, cauliflower, broccoflower, broccoli, spinach, baby greens, lettuce
11
13
Doug Mellon Farms
AZ
2,949
N/C
1946
broccoli, lettuce
12
14
Griffin Ranches Inc.
AZ
2,945
-3
1960
iceberg lettuce, mix lettuce, celery, broccoli
13
15
Winter Garden Produce
TX
2,850
N/C
1992
cabbage, broccoli, onions, cantaloupe, cauliflower, lettuce
14
16
Sakata Farms Inc.
CO
2,700
300
1954
beans, sweet corn, onions, broccoli, cabbage
17
17
Sunny Valley Organics
AZ
2,520
N/C
1989
tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cucumbers
15
18
Petrocco Farms
CO
2,500
N/C
1918
green/red leaf lettuce, peppers, cabbage, green beans, turnip greens, mustard greens, collard greens, onion, red beets
16
19
Bill Burns Farms Inc.
TX
2,200
600
1966
onions, potatoes
23
20
Barkley Co.
AZ
2,100
N/C
1945
lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, broccolini
18
21
Wyatt Hidalgo Farms, Inc.
TX
1,971
68
1997
peas, kale, collards, turnip greens, mustard, spinach, cabbage, carrots, watermelon, cilantro, dill, basil, parsley, beets, swiss chard
20
22
Frio Valley Farms Inc.
TX
1,922
N/C
1997
cabbage, onions, pickles, green beans, beets, carrots, spinach
19
23
Bagley Produce Company, Inc.
TX
1,700
-17
1977
watermelon
21
24
Everkrisp Vegetables Inc.
AZ
1,576
N/C
1972
broccoli, potatoes, cabbage, other
24
25
Krenmueller Farms
TX
1,210
-500
1930
cabbage, onions, cantaloupes, mixed greens, cilantro
22

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