About Monterey Mushrooms®

Local, Family-Owned Mushroom Farming

Growing a 200 Million Pound Mushroom Legacy

Monterey Mushrooms is proud to provide fresh, locally grown mushrooms to your favorite grocery stores, restaurants, food manufacturers, and institutions nationwide.

Founded in 1971, Monterey Mushrooms became a family-owned business when the company was purchased by Shah Kazemi who began as an employee himself. Today, our 3,500 U.S. teammates are proud to grow more than 200 million pounds of fresh mushrooms every year. Our humble family-owned business has been enhancing people’s lives for over 50 years. That’s right: 50 years!

Year-round, we produce, package and distribute our fresh mushrooms from nine Monterey Mushrooms farms located across North America.

Our mushrooms are grown, on a farm near you, in:

  • California

  • Texas

  • Illinois

  • Tennessee

  • Florida

  • Pennsylvania

  • Mexico

In the world of fresh produce production, mushrooms are a hearty, humble staple you can always rely on as a healthy option.


Our Vision

Our simple vision is to be the best integrated mushroom company in North America by efficiently delivering superior value to our customers and consumers. We do that by creating long-term value for customers, teammates, suppliers and the community.