Valley Fig Growers is located in Fresno, California. All of the commercially sold dried figs produced in the United States are grown in the Fresno area and north, in the fertile San Joaquin Valley. California represents 20% of the world production of dried figs.
Valley Fig Growers was established in 1959 and is the largest handler of figs in North America. The cooperative has 30 grower members representing about 40% of the California fig industry.
Valley Fig Growers markets its products worldwide. Retail products are sold under Valley Fig Growers own brand names of Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice, Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice.