About Us

About Monterey Mushrooms

Monterey Mushrooms is second generation, family-owned and operated agribusiness with a passion for excellence in all we do.

Monterey’s highly committed and engaged employees work together in high performance teams to develop seeds, grow, harvest, package and distribute quality mushrooms every day.

Monterey is proud to be a good steward of the environment. Monterey’s sustained commitment to food safety and continuous product innovation has been rewarded with strong brand loyalty and recognition from consumers for over three decades.

Monterey has a dedicated group of women and men who are aligned and engaged with company’s mission, have the passion, and competence to excel and accomplish great things.

Monterey Mushrooms Staff

Our Story

Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. was established in 1971 as a family- owned and operated farm in Royal Oaks, California. Today, Monterey is vertically integrated and able to control all aspects of mushroom production from seed to customer/consumer. An international, multi-facility company, with 10 mushroom growing farms strategically located throughout North America – Monterey’s mushrooms are literally “locally grown” nationwide. This means that Monterey is uniquely positioned to deliver the best, most innovative mushroom products possible to consumers throughout the country.

Monterey is the country’s largest and only national marketer of fresh mushrooms, supplying unique, innovative and high quality products for sale to supermarkets, foodservice and ingredient manufacture operations, and for preparation of processed, canned, and frozen mushroom products. Headquartered in Watsonville, California, Monterey has production, sales and administrative offices, internationally.

Our Vision

To be the best integrated fresh mushroom company in North America by efficiently delivering superior value to our customers and consumers.

Our Mission

To create and deliver superior, long term value for:

  • Consumers
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Suppliers
  • The Community
  • Shareholders