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About Wm. Bolthouse Farms, Inc.

Bolthouse Farms is one of the country's largest producers of fresh-cut carrots. The company offers all things carrot, including fresh and frozen whole carrots, carrot sticks and chips, carrot (and other) chilled juices and smoothies, and those cute little pre-cut and pre-peeled baby carrots for both retail consumers and food service industry customers. Bolthouse's other products include orange juice, passion fruit juice, fruit smoothies, chai tea, Bom Dia açaí juice, and lemonade. The company also makes a line of Bolthouse Farms-branded salad dressings. Bolthouse Farms is owned by Campbell Soup Co.

Operations

Bolthouse Farms grows its carrots year-round and ships more than 35,000 tons of Bugs' favorite every month. In addition to its own farms, Bolthouse also processes the carrot crops of other California growers. To meet demand, Bolthouse has a supply agreement with Peter Rabbit Farms.

Sales and Marketing

Bolthouse's products are available throughout the US at such retailers as Whole Foods, Wild Oats, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Kroger, Target, and Wal-Mart.

Financial Performance

Bolthouse accounted for about 9% of Campbell Soup's $8 billion in sales in fiscal 2013 (ended July), or $756 million. The year before it joined Campbell, the company reported annual sales of $689 million. From 2010 through 2012, Bolthouse had compound annual net sales growth of 7%. Carrots account for slightly more than half of Bolthouse's revenue, while beverages and salad dressings make up about a third.

Strategy

New-owner Campbell Soup expects to drive growth at Bolthouse Farms by leveraging its innovation pipeline and investing in brand building.

Wm. Bolthouse Farms, Inc.

7200 E BRUNDAGE LN
Bakersfield, CA 93307-3016
Phone: 1 (661) 366-7209

Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer: Scott LaPorta
Vice President of Sales: David Schoonmaker
Manager: Andy Schoorl
Employees (This Location): 871
Employees (All Locations): 3,182