Organic & Conventional
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1967In 1967, Nace Cohen and Charles Gilb founded Progressive Produce as a potato and onion company pioneering complete potato production in Los Angeles by merging wholesaling, packing, refrigeration, transportation, and sales, all under one roof.
1998Progressive 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, Bakersfield, CA, and Quincy, WA.
2003The management team of Jim Leimkuhler, Victor Rodarte, and Jack Gyben purchased Progressive Produce.
2004Introduced 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.
2007Partnered with Keystone Fruit Marketing to introduce Americas Asparagus™ program.
2007Introduced Nature’s Bounty Organic® line, grown and processed to strict organic standards and shipped fresh, certified USDA ORGANIC by CCOF.
2010Introduced Hollywood Fries®, a seed-based potato variety ideal for frying that makes light, consistent, crisp, superior fries.
2016Progressive Produce became a proud member of the TOTAL PRODUCE family when management sold 65% of the company to this premier global produce company.
2017Keystone Fruit Marketing merges with Progressive Produce. After years of success, they make an even stronger partnership for the future.
2019New sustainable packaging offerings (paper, tater resin packaging, etc.)
2020Introduced Rooted, our sustainability and social responsibility initiative.
2021New ownership consists of Marty Kamer, President; Scott Leimkuhler, Sr. VP of Sales; Simon Miller, VP of Finance; and Cory Stahl, VP of sales.
Los Angeles5790 Peachtree St Los Angeles, CA 90040
Quincy903 A Street SEQuincy, WA 98848