Top 100 Growers: Southeast

 

Top 100 Growers: SOUTHEAST

Rank
Company
HQ State
2009 Acreage
Acreage Change
Year Founded
Crops Grown in 2009
Previous Rank
1
Thomas Produce Co
FL
17,580
900
1910
peppers, beans, cucumbers, zucchini, squash
1
2
Six Ls Packing Co Inc.
FL
13,000
N/C
1947
tomatoes, cantaloupes, eggplant, squash, peppers, watermelon
2
3
Hundley Farms Inc.
FL
11,733
111
1969
sweet corn, radishes, snap beans, celery, cabbage
3
4
Pacific Tomato Growers Ltd./Triple E Produce Corp.
FL
11,432
N/C
1982
tomatoes, peppers, squash, beans
4
5
Pero Family Farms Inc.
FL
11,110
410
1986
peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, squash, beans, organic vegetables
5
6
Gargiulo Inc.
FL
9,300
N/C
1963
tomatoes, potatoes
6
7
R.C. Hatton Inc.
FL
8,200
450
1932
sweet corn, green beans, melons, celery, broccoli
7
8
Duda Farm Fresh Foods
FL
7,500
300
1926
radish, celery, lettuce
8
9
Five Brothers Produce
FL
6,600
440
1985
zucchini, snap beans, okra, eggplant
10
10
Coggins Farms
GA
6,450
1,201
1941
carrots, snap beans, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant
11
11
Suwannee Farms/Eagle Island Farms
FL
6,182
-778
1979
sneap beans, potatoes, sweet corn, cabbage
9
12
Ham Produce Co. Inc.
NC
5,320
545
1975
sweetpotatoes, cabbage
14
13
Patrick Farms Inc.
GA
5,200
N/C
1950
greens, eggplant, cucumbers, squash, sweetpotatoes, sweet corn
12
14
Barnes Farming Corp.
NC
4,540
-310
1976
sweetpotatoes, cucumbers, peppers
13
15
Paul Stefan & Sons Farms Inc.
MO
4,500
N/A
1979
cucumbers
N/A
15
Wendell Roberson Farms Inc.
GA
4,500
N/C
1950
greens, cabbage, beans, peas
16
17
Lewis Taylor Farms, Inc.
GA
4,170
N/C
1985
peppers, cucumbers, squash, cantaloupe, watermelon, broccoli, cabbage, leafy greens, tomatoes, eggplant, other
17
18
J.E.T. Farms Inc./Integrity Farms Inc.
FL
3,645
N/C
1974
beans, sweet corn
19
19
DiMare Company
FL
3,000
-1,000
1927
tomatoes
18
19
Taylor & Fulton Packing LLC
FL
3,000
-1,500
1952
tomatoes
15
21
Long Farms
FL
2,800
N/C
1952
cabbage, cucumbers, potatoes, sweet corn
21
22
West Coast Tomato / McClure Farms
FL
2,700
100
1973
tomatoes
24
23
Dewitt Produce Co. Inc.
GA
2,680
N/C
1986
peppers, cabbage, cucumbers, eggplant, squash, tomatoes
22
24
Fresh Plants, Inc.
GA
2,363
N/A
1998
green beans
N/A
25
4 Star Tomato Inc.
FL
2,076
-524
1975
potatoes, tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe, green beans
23

 

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