Top 100 Southwest

 

Top 100 Growers: SOUTHWEST

Rank
Company
HQ State
2010 Acreage
Acreage Change
Year Founded
Crops Grown in 2010
Previous Rank
1
Navajo Agricultural Products Industry
NM
13,680
N/C
1970
beans, potatoes
1
2
Martori Farms
AZ
10,180
-1,565
1947
melons, beans
2
3
Pasquinelli Produce
AZ
9,201
842
1949
head lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, mix lettuce, Romaine, celery, anise, spinach, watermelon
3
4
Santa Rosa Produce
AZ
8,000
N/C
1982
melons
4
5
Jack’s Produce Co.
TX
7,980
2,830
2004
cabbage, green beans, sweet corn, squash, broccoli
6
6
Amigo Farms, Inc.
AZ
7,000
N/A
1992
lettuce, cabbage, honeydew, watermelon, Romaine
N/A
7
Del Monte Fresh Produce
AZ
5,950
N/C
1991
cantaloupe, honeydew
5
8
J&D Produce Inc.
TX
5,000
N/C
1986
cabbage, greens, pickles, onions, peppers, carrots, tomatoes
7
9
Rousseau Farming Co.
AZ
4,453
283
1986
broccoli, carrots, parsnips, parsley, kale, cilantro, leeks, beets, dill, fennel, spinach, swiss chard, cabbage, dry onions, celery, Romaine, iceberg lettuce, sweet corn, green chilis, watermelon
8
10
Waymon Farms
AZ
3,776
N/C
1984
Romaine hearts, mix lettuce, lettuce, romaine, broccoli, fennel
9
11
Duncan Family Farms
AZ
3,448
N/C
2007
spring mix, spinach, cabbage, mix lettuce, potatoes, herbs
11
12
Griffin Ranches Inc.
AZ
3,035
90
1960
iceberg lettuce, mix lettuce, broccoli, celery
14
13
Nakasawa Farms
AZ
3,000
N/C
1991
Romaine, cauliflower, broccoflower, broccoli, lettuce
12
14
Doug Mellon Farms
AZ
2,949
N/C
1946
broccoli, lettuce
13
15
Sakata Farms Inc.
CO
2,700
N/C
1954
beans, sweet corn, onions, broccoli, cabbage
16
16
Petrocco Farms
CO
2,642
142
1918
lettuce, cabbage, onions, greens, green beans, peppers, squash, spinach
18
17
Winter Garden Produce
TX
2,550
-300
1992
cabbage, broccoli, onions, lettuce, spinach
15
18
Sunny Valley Organics
AZ
2,520
N/C
1989
tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cucumbers
17
19
Barkley Co.
AZ
2,100
N/C
1945
lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, broccolini
20
20
Bagley Produce Company, Inc.
TX
1,700
N/C
1977
watermelon
23
21
Everkrisp Vegetables Inc.
TX
1,576
N/C
1972
broccoli, potatoes, cabbage, other
24
22
Bill Burns Farms Inc.
TX
1,550
-650
1966
onions, potatoes
19
23
Wyatt Hidalgo Farms, Inc.
TX
1,368
-603
1997
dill, cilantro, swiss chard, turnip greens, collards, spinach, kale, mustard greens, carrots, cabbage, parsley, beets, kohlrabi
21
24
Krenmueller Farms
TX
1,200
N/C
1930
cabbage, onions, cantaloupes, mixed greens, cilantro
25
25
Mandujano Brothers
TX
1,200
N/A
1997
pumpkin, peppers, cantaloupe, watermelon, onions
N/A

 

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