In the Industry

Producer/Handler Contact List

The California date industry includes approximately 100 growers and nine handlers, four exempt producers/handlers of California dates. If you are interested in finding or contacting a supplier please refer to the list below.

Cal Sungold, Inc
Mail: P.O. Box 1540, Indio, CA 92202
Sales Contact: Lisa Castro
Office: (760) 399-5646      Facsimile: (760) 399-1968
Wholesale, Retail          Date Product Manufacturer
 
 
California Date Growers Exchange LLC
Mail: P.O. Box 1478, Thermal, CA 92274
Sales Contact: George Jeffrey, Office: (760) 397-8298
Facsimile: (760) 397- 9852   (cell: (760) 275-5066)
Wholesale
 
 
California Desert Dates
Mail: 90-785 Avenue 81, Thermal, CA 92274
Sales Contact: Fernando Torres
Wholesale
 
 
Desert Valley Date
Mail: 86-740 Industrial Way, Coachella, CA 92236
Sales Contact: Greg Kirkjan
Office: (760) 398-0999     Facsimile: (760) 398-1514
Wholesale, Retail                    Date Product Manufacturer
 
 
Hadley Date Gardens
Mail: 83-555 Airport Blvd, Thermal, CA 92274
Sales Contact: Sean Dougherty
Office: (760) 399-5191   Facsimile: (760) 399-1311
Wholesale, Retail                    Date Product Manufacturer
 
 
Jewel Date Company (certified Organic)
Mail: 48-440 Prairie Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Sales Contact: Greg Raumin
Office: (760) 399-4474   Facsimile: (760) 399-4476
Wholesale, Retail                      Date Product Manufacturer
 
 
Leja Farms
Mail: 52-500 Van Buren St, Coachella, CA 92236
Sales Contact: Greg Leja
Office: (760) 398-8702   Facsimile: (760) 398-3329
Email: lejafarms@aol.com  Wholesale, Retail, Mail Order
 
 
Seaview Packing, Inc
Mail: P.O. Box 818, Coachella, CA 92236
Sales Contact: Dennis Jensen
Office: (760) 398-8850 Facsimile: (760) 398-8851
Wholesale - Medjool variety only
 
 
Sun Date LLC
Mail: 85-215 Avenue 50, Coachella, CA 92236
Sales Contact: George Mekitarian (Industrial),
D.J. Ryan (Consumer 760-391-5400)
Office: (760) 398-6123 Facsimile: (760) 398-3715
Wholesale, Retail                 Date Product Manufacturer
 

Exempt Producers - Handlers List
 
Brown Date Gardens
Pato’s Dream Date Gardens (certified Organic)
Mail: 69-245 Polk Street, Thermal, CA 92274
Mail: 60-499 Highway 86, Thermal, CA 92274
Sales Contact: Ted Fish
Sales Contact: Doug Adair
Office: (760) 397-4309          Facsimile:
Office: (760) 399-5669 Facsimile: None
Wholesale, Retail, Mail Order
Retail

Oasis Date Gardens (certified Organic)
Shields Date Garden, Inc
Mail: P.O. Box 757, Thermal, CA 92274
Mail: 80-225 Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201
Sales Contact: Jim Freimuth, Bob Harrick
Sales Contact: Mark Goulet
Office: (760) 399-5665 Facsimile: (760) 399-1068
Office: (760) 347-0996 Facsimile: (760) 342-3288
Wholesale, Retail, Mail Order         Date Product Mfg
Retail, Mail Order                 Date Product Manufacturer