Grimmway Farms

Our Story

Family tradition through generations.

Over 50 Years of Farming Heritage

Family-owned and headquartered in Bakersfield, California, Grimmway Farms traces its roots to a produce stand opened by the Grimm brothers. Today, Grimmway still follows the principles planted by founders Rod and Bob Grimm through our commitment to caring for customers and employees, honoring sustainable practices and preserving natural resources for generations to come.

Growing a Family of Brands

  • 1960s

    The Grimm brothers open a roadside produce stand in Anaheim, CA where they sell corn to the local community.

  • 1969

    Rod and Bob Grimm incorporate their partnership and begin doing business as Grimmway Farms.

  • 1981

    The Grimm brothers make the bold move to Kern County, expanding their operation to take advantage of the region’s ideal growing conditions.

  • 1990

    The advent of the baby carrot disrupts the produce industry, initiating consumer trends toward value-added vegetables and healthy snacking.

  • 1991

    Grimmway acquires Belridge Packing Co., a carrot and citrus company, to expand their operations.

  • 1995

    Grimmway acquiries Mike Yurosek & Sons and takes over the first-to-market Bunny-Luv baby carrot brand, securing its lead position in the carrot industry.

  • 2000

    Grimmway acquires King Pak Potato Co. to supplement its rotational crop program.

  • 2001

    Grimmway rapidly expands organic production by acquiring Cal-Organic Farms, a pioneer organic produce company that was established in 1984.

  • 2013

    Grimmway opens a processing facility in Washington to expand carrot operations in the Pacific Northwest.

  • 2018

    Grimmway opens a processing facility in Georgia to increase distribution efficiencies across the Eastern Seaboard.

  • 2019

    Today, Grimmway Farms produces more than 135 seasonal and year-round products distributed worldwide. We are proud to grow 100% of our produce in the USA.