Carrots

Carrot grower-shipper awards annual scholarships to children of employees

Grimmway Farms hosted an outdoor reception June 2 at its headquarters to announce the 2021 recipients of the Grimmway Farms Scholarship Program. The annual program recognizes the superior academic performance of students who have a... more »

For whom the bell grows: A brief history of the Cajun holy trinity

The Cajun “holy trinity” is at the heart of Louisiana cuisine. The union of onions, celery and green bell peppers create the base flavors of gumbo, jambalaya, etouffee and numerous other hearty dishes that have... more »

‘Calcium conundrum’ addressed as carrot growers tackle cavity spot

A quarter of a teaspoon of calcium per acre: all that’s needed to reduce susceptibility to cavity spot in carrots. Yet calcium applications of several times that rate still fail to control the disease. Now... more »

Researcher plays key role in project aimed at protecting carrot seed crop

Lindsey du Toit has battled pathogens on carrot seed crops for 20 years as a scientist at Washington State University. She is now part of a new $3 million USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative (SCRI)... more »

Reports say Grimmway Farms purchased by asset managers

Bakersfield, California-based carrots giant Grimmway Farms said Nov. 25 it has reached an agreement to sell to an Indiana conglomerate that focuses on agricultural investments. According to a story by Bakersfield.com, the buyer is Teays... more »

Grimmway Farms donates $5M to establish Cal Poly organic center

Cal Poly is set to change the landscape of organic agriculture with a $5 million donation made to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences by Grimmway Farms, the global leader in organic produce and... more »

Bolthouse Farms launches line of plant-based carrot innovations

Taking a giant leap toward its long-term vision of "Plants Powering People," Bakersfield, California-based Bolthouse Farms announced Oct. 13 a new line of plant-powered products: Bolthouse Farms Wunderoots, new carrot-based "swaps" featuring Carrot Dogs, Carrot Fettuccine kits and Riced Carrot kits. This launch follows... more »

World’s largest carrot producer exploring sale

Grimmway Farms, headquartered in Bakersfield, California, may be up for sale. A statement issued by the company said, “exciting opportunities to better serve our customers and position the company for the future are being considered.”... more »

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