Year Founded: 1937, by Albert and Frances Lundberg.
Location: Richvale, CA in the heart of the fertile Sacramento Valley.
Number of Employees: Approximately 210 in production and administration.
Products: A wide variety of Organic and Eco-Farmed rice products, including packaged and bulk rice, rice cakes, rice chips, risottos, couscous, pasta, rice syrup, and flour.
Most Popular: Organic whole grain brown rice.
Product availability: Lundberg Family Farms products are available throughout the US and Canada at natural foods stores, conventional supermarkets, and club stores.
Acres Under Cultivation: Approximately 16,000 total. (about 10,000 are organic; 6,000 are Eco-Farmed).
Growing Methods: While 70% of Lundberg products are certified organic, the company also offers Eco-Farmed products, which use innovative environmental practices to sustain and preserve our delicate ecosystem. All the rice we grow is Non-GMO.
Leadership: The Company’s CEO, Grant Lundberg, was appointed to his post in 1998. He is the grandson of Albert and Frances Lundberg. Lundberg Family Farms is overseen by a board of 8 directors, all of whom are Lundberg family or extended family members.
Business facts: Lundberg Family Farms is the top grower and marketer of rice products in the natural channel.
Facilities: In addition to its farms, Lundberg owns and operates a dryer, mill, rice cake production, packaged entrée production, storage and other facilities.
Affiliations: Whole Grains Council, California Rice Commission, USA Rice Commission, Chef’s Collaborative, Non-GMO Project, California Certified Organic Farming, Organic Trade Association, Eco Farm, Organic Farming Research Foundation, Food Trade Sustainability Leadership Association.
Recent Awards: California Leader in Agriculture Innovation by Grow-California California Clean Technology Game Changer by Grow-California 2011 Sustainability Award by Nutrition Business Journal Responsible Packaging Award by the Responsible Packaging Project.
Web sites: www.lundberg.com & www.lundbergricechips.com