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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