Progressive Produce is a year-round grower, packer, and shipper of fresh produce. We grow thousands of acres throughout North and South America of potatoes, onions, asparagus, and other fruits and vegetables.
Meet One of Our Growers
We work hand in hand with our grower partners to ensure generation after generation of healthy crops. Watch the video below to learn more about the farmers behind our produce.
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Small in size but big in flavor, Progressive Farms Veggie Bites are perfect for people who desire convenience without sacrificing quality and nutrition.
Whether baked, roasted, fried, or mashed, Mim’s Famous Sweet Potatoes are a simple and delicious way to celebrate family traditions and always taste like home.
We are dedicated to finding the best sustainable packaging for our products, customers, and the planet. – link sustainable packaging to the Rooted page.
Since our establishment in 1967, Progressive Produce has always been a grower, packer, and shipper at the forefront of innovation, service, sustainability, and quality. We have grown to become a single source and global supplier of organic and conventional asparagus, potatoes, onions, sweet onions, yams, citrus, chili peppers, and other fruits and vegetables. We currently operate out of multiple facilities throughout the United States and Mexico.
Our goal is to be a valuable category partner in all commodities sold, provide outstanding service 365 days a year, and be recognized by our customers as a critical factor in their success. Expertise in food safety, traceability, marketing, and package development all contribute to Progressive being a complete partner for success in today’s marketplace with today’s customers. At Progressive, we strive to exceed the needs of our customers every day, all year, and we honor our commitments. Progressive has the experience, talent, and resources to function as your “category management partner.” Your success is our priority.
In 1967, Nace Cohen and Charles Gilb founded Progressive Produce as a potato and onion company pioneering complete potato production to Los Angeles by merging wholesaling, packing, refrigeration, transportation, and sales, all under one roof.
Progressive instituted the Quality Improvement and Food Safety Program. The program has received a Superior GFS food safety rating at the company’s facility in Los Angeles, CA and in Bakersfield, CA, and Quincy, WA.
The management team of Jim Leimkuhler, Victor Rodarte, and Jack Gyben purchased Progressive Produce.
Introduced MicroBaker® microwaveable potato and yam program. Its patented shrink-wrap method keeps MicroBakers clean, seals in freshness and makes unwrapping a hot, nutritious potato or yam quick and convenient.
Partnered with Keystone Fruit Marketing to introduce Americas Asparagus™ program.
Introduced Nature’s Bounty Organic® line, grown and processed to strict organic standards and shipped fresh, certified USDA ORGANIC by CCOF.
Introduced Hollywood Fries®, a seed-based potato variety ideal for frying that makes light, consistent, crisp, superior fries.
Progressive Produce became a proud member of the TOTAL PRODUCE family when management sold 65% of the company to this premier global produce company.
Keystone Fruit Marketing merges with Progressive Produce. After years of success, they make an even stronger partnership for the future.
New Sustainable Packaging offerings (Paper, Tater resin Packaging, etc.)
Rooted Sustainable social responsibility initiative
New Ownership consists of Marty Kamer, President, Scott Leimkuhler, Sr. VP of Sales, Simon Miller, VP of Finance, and, Cory Stahl, VP of sales.
Want to get in touch? Let us know which commodity you are interested in, or provide us with whatever question you might have. We will be sure to direct your information to the appropriate Progressive team member and address your need as quickly as possible.We are looking forward to hearing from you!
La Mirada15130 Northam StLa Mirada, CA 90638 Los Angeles5790 Peachtree St
Los Angeles, CA 90040
Edison12100 Edison HighwayEdison, CA 93220 Quincy903 A Street SEQuincy, WA 98848