Top 100 Growers: West

 

Top 100 Growers: WEST

Rank
Company
HQ State
2009 Acreage
Acreage Change
Year Founded
Crops Grown in 2009
Previous Rank
1
Grimmway
Enterprises
CA

54,300

N/C

1968

carrots, potatoes, beans, organic mixed vegetables
1

2
D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California Inc.
CA

33,640

540

1922

fennel, broccoli, cauliflower, mixed lettuce, iceberg lettuce, Romaine, broccoli rabe, other
3

3
Tanimura & Antle
CA

29,974

-4,653

1982

lettuce, Romaine, broccoli, celery, cauliflower, leaf lettuce, onions, spinach, broccoflower, cilantro, asparagus, artisan lettuce, parsley, napa, leeks, anise, beets, endive, escarole, kale, pepper, bok choy, strawberries, organic vegetables
2

4
J. G. Boswell Co.
CA

23,000

N/C

1925

tomatoes
4

5
Mission Ranches
CA

22,000

N/C

1988

lettuce, spinach, onions, parsley, endive, bok choy, cabbage, broccoli,
cauliflower, spring mix, celery, cilantro, radicchio, other
5

6
Ocean Mist Farms/ Boutonnet Farms
CA

21,171

-649

1924

artichokes, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, celery, sweet corn, peppers, beans, squash
6

7
Betteravia Farms
CA

17,392

2,379

1932

beans, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, head lettuce, leaf lettuce, Romaine, spinach, napa, celery, cilantro, fennel
9

8
Nunes Vegetables Inc.
CA

17,282

653

1976

lettuce, cauliflower, celery, broccoli, leaf lettuce, Romaine, green onions, asparagus, strawberries, artichokes, organic vegetables
8

9
Rio Farms
CA

17,250

N/C

1978

lettuce, spring mix, spinach, cauliflower, broccoli, peppers, onions, carrot, cabbage, celery
7

10
Dresick Farms, Inc.
CA

14,500

N/C

1974

cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, tomato, lettuce, onion
10

11
Larsen Farms
ID

13,049

N/C

1969

potatoes
11

12
AgriNorthwest
WA

13,000

N/C

1969

potatoes, corn, onions
12

12
Boskovich Farms Inc.
CA

13,000

1,000

1915

onions, spinach, broccoli, asparagus, strawberries, sweet corn, celery, radishes, cilantro
13

14
R.C. Farms LLC
CA

10,429

-199

1971

mixed lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spring mix, Romaine, cilantro, broccoli,
cauliflower, celery, artichokes, spinach, tomatoes
15

15
Wada Farms, Inc.
ID

10,000

-1,000

1942

potatoes
14

16
Royal Packing Co.
CA

8,310

N/C

1948

lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, celery, cabbage, romaine
18

17
Merrill Farms
CA

7,920

-680

1933

lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, tomatoes, strawberries, onions, carrots, leaf lettuce
17

18
Hale Farms
OR

7,660

N/C

1950

potatoes, onions, peas, corn, carrots, lima beans
21

19
Bengard Ranch Inc.
CA

7,138

-2,142

1973

broccoli, Romaine, cauliflower, head lettuce, leaf lettuce, celery, snap peas, garlic, radicchio
16

20
American Farms LLC
CA

7,019

80

1985

broccoli, head lettuce, baby greens, mache, organic vegetables
23

21
Greenridge Farming Inc.
WA
7,000
N/C
1976
potatoes, sweet corn
22
22
Mercer Ranches
WA
6,700
N/C
1968
carrots, beans, corn, potatoes, garlic, onions, other
24
23
Harris Farms Inc.
CA
4,984
-2,821
1954
asparagus, broccoli, carrots, garlic, lettuce, onions, peppers, tomatoes
19
24
Neil Bassetti Farms, LLC
CA
4,900
N/C
1930
iceberg lettuce, Romaine, mix leaf lettuce, spinach, celery, cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus, garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, carrots, celery, lima beans
25
25
River Garden Farms
CA
3,635
N/A
1964
melons, tomatoes
N/A

 

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