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Christopher Ranch Sees California Garlic Revival


Christopher Ranch Sees California Garlic Revival

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GILROY, Calif., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Ranch, the nation's premier garlic company, will harvest over 100 million pounds of California Heirloom garlic for the first time in decades. Founded in 1956, the company has led the way in offering premium garlic products to retail, foodservice, and industrial customers nationwide.

From fresh garlic to peeled garlic to processed garlic, Christopher Ranch offers solutions to all garlic-centric customer needs. Unlike the competition, Christopher Ranch guarantees that all of it's garlic products are sourced from the USA.

Cheaper and often illegally dumped foreign alternatives have been around for over 20 years, harming American farms. Since then, Christopher Ranch has worked to educate retailers and consumers alike to question where their food is coming from, and to bolster support for domestic farms who can ensure proper food safety and traceability. In tandem with their education and marketing campaigns, Christopher Ranch has expanded acreage year after year, until clearing their 100 million-pound benchmark once again.

As the official Garlic supplier of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, the company will be partnering with the event to launch the first official "Great Garlic Giveaway", offering four lucky winners a year's supply of garlic. This year is the 40th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, and over 100,000 people are expected to attend the festivities on July 27, 28 and 29. The first 4,000 attendees each morning will receive a free gift box of California Heirloom Garlic courtesy of Christopher Ranch.

Ken Christopher, Executive Vice President at Christopher Ranch, said: "We're excited that US consumers are increasingly choosing American grown produce. When they choose Christopher Ranch, they are supporting a company that guarantees them a product anchored around a philosophy of food safety, transparency, and corporate social responsibility. We're the only family-owned and operated commercial garlic farm in the US, and proud to also be the only farm that guarantees our Christopher Ranch garlic is all sourced from the US. Our customers value this commitment to excellence, and a return to 100 million pounds is clear evidence that we're doing something right."

About Christopher Ranch LLC
"All garlic is not created equal." As the nation's largest domestic fresh garlic grower/packer, Christopher Ranch is a family-owned agribusiness with an over 60-year tradition of supplying the finest garlic products to retail and foodservice customers, shipping over 100 million pounds of fresh California heirloom garlic annually. To learn more about Christopher Ranch California heirloom Garlic and other Christopher Ranch products, visit

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