Our Producers

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About Elli Quark

Elli Quark

What started in Preya’s humble kitchen out of a need for a better solution, launched a sub-category within dairy, offering a clean, better-for-you option. Made in Los Angeles, Elli Quark is a creamy fresh cheese, think healthy cheesecake in a cup! Slow n’ steady, following an authentic German recipe, which takes 5X longer to produce than Greek yogurt – there’s no short cuts here! This husband-wife duo is also proud to support local dairies and farmers to source Non-GMO ingredients and hormone-free milk.

If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” This is the mantra they live by day in and day out. They believe that everyone has the right to good nutrition – donating regularly to local food banks and giving back to the community.



About Rockview Family Farms

Rockview Family Farms

Family owned and operated, servicing the SoCal region for over 50 years. All the milk is Non-GMO, from happy cows that roam the sunny farms and fed a healthy, nutritious diet.

Founded on one very powerful old-world principle: customers are family. Five decades later, the only thing that’s changed is the number of farms, cows, and plants they own and the variety of products they offer. Proudly supporting local communities by donating regularly to local organizations: Children Hunger Center, Food Bank of Los Angeles, Long Beach Rescue Mission, World Harvest, Food Finders, Christian Food Center, Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement.



About Tanaka Farms

Tanaka Farms

Since 1940, Tanaka Farms has been dedicated to providing families with quality products and educational experiences, with over 60 different fruits and vegetables grown throughout the year.

At the farm, special reclaimed water with an underground drip irrigation and use of plasticulture, allows up to 95% less fresh water than conventional farms. Tanaka Farms also donates to schools that participate in their CSA program, and to South County Outreach and Irvine’s Families Forward, as well as fundraising events to help farmers in need, families with victims of childhood cancer, and various youth organizations.



About Artisan Bread of CA

Artisan Bread of California

Artisan Bread of California is hand crafted in Orange County with fresh and organic grains. Never any preservatives or artificial ingredients. Baked and delivered fresh!

Growing up in the outskirts of Mexico City, Dario learned the importance of patience and persistence through watching his mother make family dinners every night. She inspired this young culinary enthusiast to become the artisan bread baker he is today. Keeping patience and a passion for bread making at the forefront of everything he creates. Valuing the simplicity of fresh ingredients and offer exceptional taste, texture, and quality in every single piece of bread.



About Voortman's Egg Ranch

Voortman's Egg Ranch

The past 60 years have been filled with producing, processing, and packing eggs. Starting with a small 5,000 chicken ranch in 1951, to now being owned and operated by 3rd generation owners Eddie & Brook Voortman. They operate a busy ranch life, and are proud to have cage free barns for their happy chickens. They take pride in the quality and freshness of their farm fresh eggs.

Fun Facts: On average, a chicken lays an egg every 26 hours. You can tell how fresh an egg is by how high the yolk stands up in the frying pan after being cracked.



About Joseph Farms

Joseph Farms

Since 1946, The Gallo family has been one of the most respected cheesemakers in the US.

Joseph Farms was founded on the principle that great tasting cheese begins with only the highest quality Grade “A” Milk (not the Grade “B” Milk used by most other cheeses). Their master cheese makers use generations of experience to slowly craft each cheese, ensuring the uncompromised quality and delicious mouth-watering flavors that have earned them countless awards. Their cheese is then aged to perfection in a carefully controlled environment, which develops the unique flavor of each of their varieties.



About El Nopalito

El Nopalito

Since 1984, El Nopalito has been serving up fresh, traditional Mexican food in SoCal. Each morning, the family rises early to prepare handmade tortillas, chips, and delicious salsas from local grown vegetables and chiles.

A variety of fresh salsas including: Salsa Fresca, Roasted Salsa, Salsa Verde, Roasted Green Salsa, Salsa Ranchera, Sonora Hot Salsa, Chipotle Salsa, Hot Carrots, and Guacamole. Always made with simple Non-GMO ingredients, without any preservatives or artificial ingredients. Fresh corn tortillas and chips also made daily, with a freshness that’s unbeatable in both quality and taste.



About Edoughble

Edoughble

Made in sunny Los Angeles, and on a mission to craft the best cookie dough you’ve ever tasted! And best of all, it’s 100% safe to eat and made with only the best ingredients.

What started in a Rana’s humble kitchen in 2009, has quickly made it’s way into homes across the nation! With a chic scoop shop located in Beverly Hills, now you can get these yummy treats delivered fresh right to your door. Lots of delicious flavors to choose from, sourced responsibly and batched to perfection. Also proud to include Gluten-Free and Vegan options, doing their best to create cookie doughs that can be enjoyed by everyone!



About Lilly's Pasta

Lilly’s Fresh Pasta

Since 1988, Lilly’s Pasta has been one of SoCal’s main pasta purveyors to many leading four-star hotels and restaurants. And now you can get it delivered fresh to your door!

Marjan makes all the pastas fresh from scratch, from the finest quality ingredients for a taste and texture that can’t be beat. She’s also innovated a 100% plant powered pasta, that’s vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free. Made with a special blend of brown rice flour, cold-press juices, and chia seeds. Paired with your favorite sauces, it’s a quick meal that cooks in minutes and the entire can enjoy. Once you get a taste of fresh pasta, it’ll be hard to go back to anything else!



About Gigi's

Gigi’s Sauces

What started in Gigi’s kitchen is now a small batch artisan sauce company that’s known for the Cilantro Sauce, and variety of Pesto’s. All made with farm fresh ingredients. Never any preservatives, fillers, or additives. Only all-natural, real ingredients in every pouch!

Pesto varieties include, Classic, Dairy-Free, and Habanero. As well as the Cilantro Sauce which started it all! Pairs well with pasta, sandwiches, meats, seafood, veggies, just about anything! The pouch keeps the freshness of the ingredients, so you can enjoy for multiple occassions. And easily squeeze out every last drop!



About Karoun Dairies

Karoun Dairies

Dairy manufacturing in is their DNA, rooting back to over 50 years, and launching Karoun Dairies in 1990. With 5 proprietary brands, Karoun Dairies services various ethnic markets across the US with their large selection of yogurts, butters, cheeses, etc.

Sourcing Real California Milk ensures that their products retain all of the nutritional qualities necessary to help promote healthy diets. Winning numerous awards both domestically and globally for their best in class manufacturing and quality control standards. These fresh dairy products are definitely a win for superior quality and taste.



About Klatch Coffee

Klatch Coffee

For more than 25 years, Klatch Coffee has been serving up award-winning coffee with great conversation. Based in Los Angeles, this family business achieves a balance of science and artistry through their “Peak of Flavor” roast style.

Founder and roast master, Mike Perry travels the globe to ensure that they have the first look at the finest results of each harvest. Their commitment to honest business practices means they build trust and loyalty with the farmers they work with. All of this is accomplished thought a Direct Trade model and a simple handshake; that’s their way of doing business. Cheers to that!



About Pressed Juicery

Pressed Juicery

Pressed Juicery is the proud producer of cold-pressed juices and power-packed shots. They’re on a mission to make high-nutrition a realistic option for everyone. Pressed Juicery has set the standard for cold-pressed juice by abiding to a simple, guiding principle: nutrition should be delicious, affordable and accessible to everyone.

Their farm-to-bottle promise provides millions of customers with healthy juice sourced from California’s central valley. Over 75 locations across the US, with local delivery to keep your fridge stocked with the freshest, tastiest cold-pressed juices around!



About Rumiano Cheese

Rumiano Cheese

Rumiano Cheese Company is the oldest family-owned cheese company in California. Dating back, way back to 1919! The Rumiano brothers emigrated to the US from Italy and worked their way to purchasing a small dairy. Living the American dream to the fullest!

Their keys to success are two-fold: talented and hard-working staff, and a high-quality supply of milk. With California having the finest milk in the nation, they receive approximately 300,000 pounds of milk per day for their cheese production. And by cheese production, they have a huge variety of flavors to choose from, in both natural and organic options.



About Lilly Sour Cream

Lilly Sour Cream

Lilly’s European process sets it apart from the rest. Made in the heart of beautiful Los Angeles, with hormone-free Grade “A” Milk sourced from various local family dairies. It’s all natural without any thickeners, gums, or preservatives.

Did you know: Sour Cream isn’t just a condiment. It’s also a popular ingredient in baking, and can be added to cake mixes, cookies, American-style biscuits, doughnuts, scones, enjoyed with fresh fruits or even topped on your favorite desserts! Some even declare it as a secret ingredient for making the fluffiest scrambled eggs!



About Katella Bakery

Katella Bakery & Deli

A landmark institution in Los Alamitos for over 50 years. Started by Sam and Shirley, who came to America from Eastern Europe in search of a better life. To this day, they continue their tradition of authentic family style deli meals and fresh baked goods: from their most popular triple chocolate babka to their cookies, brownies, fresh bagels, and so much more!

All of the items are prepared fresh in house. Sam & Shirley’s initial recipes live on in the hands and hearts of their expert bakers. A portion of the original mother dough still starts each and every loaf they bake. There’s a high level of quality, care, and love that goes into every bite.



About Kayla's Cake

Kayla’s Cakes

More than deliciously, handcrafted desserts, Kayla’s Cakes is a mission-driven business and active member of their community. They’re sisters and mothers who know what it’s like to juggle life and work. That’s why they do their best to provide jobs to local moms who need help supporting their families. They’ve grown from 3 to 13 moms in their kitchen and have thoughtfully scheduled their kitchen hours so each of them can drop off and pick up their kids from school.

Proud partners of the Anaheim Public Library (Haskett branch), Downtown Disney and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Participating in events to raise much-needed money for education, research, and health care programs for children in need.



Boketto

Boketto

Boketto Cold Brew was established in 2016 by 2 Doormen in DTLA. Benjamin Westley & Chris Prenza have grown Boketto into a full service cold brew company, teaming up with some of North America’s best coffee roasters & tea providers to ensure that all products come from only fresh, sustainably grown, fair trade, sources. Cool, smooth and refreshing -- and less acidic than other brews!

“There are so many ways to enjoy Boketto” says company founder and CEO Ben Westley, beginning with the Broadway shop in LA’s vibrant Historic Core. It’s here where you’re likely to bump into Ben, an amiable entrepreneur, longtime LA resident and lifelong skateboarder. Ben’s just as likely to serve up the latest on LA’s art, music, dining and skating scenes as he is to serve you a refreshing cold brew.



About Osso Good

Osso Good

Osso Good was founded by two guys and a girl that believe food is medicine, and bone broth plays a very big part of overall health. They’ve been making and enjoying the benefits of real and nourishing bone broth for the past few years and are proud to make small, controlled batches to ensure the quality is always consistent and the taste is always amazing.

The trio of founders brings a unique perspective to the company. Meredith started it all by experiencing the healing power of bone broth and perfecting her recipe with a background in healthcare; Toran has immense expertise in all things finance and building a solid business model; Jazz is a successful designer and developer with a love for innovative startups. Together they’re a powerhouse that’s committed to making the most nourishing and best tasting broths and soups.



About Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery

The Straus Family Creamery started in 1941 with Bill and Ellen Straus, in the small town of Marshall, CA, along the shores of Tomales Bay on the California Coast. They started out small, with only 23 Jersey cows, which they named after family and friends. In 1994, Straus Family Creamery became the first 100 % certified organic creamery in the country.

Known for its mild, coastal climate, pristine coastal grassland, and fresh marine air — with virtually no pollution from traffic or factories — the area is a quiet escape from city life. A Straus cow’s life isn’t complicated. The 280 Straus organic dairy cows (Jersey, Holstein, and Jersey-Holstein cross breeds), roam 500 acres of pasture during the day and, when night falls, they sleep on cow mats with natural bedding in an open barn.



About Challenge Dairy

Challenge Dairy

In 1911, The Challenge Cream & Butter Company opened for business in a rented storeroom in Los Angeles.The staff consisted of only four people: manager, assistant manager, bookkeeper, and delivery salesman. The new company owned a wagon but had to rent a horse to pull it.

Over 100 years later, Challenge Butter is the largest selling brand in the West. By refusing to sell any butter that did not meet the highest standards, Challenge built a reputation for quality products. 100% all natural, without the use of synthetic hormones. Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary with California Dairies, Inc., (CDI) and represents over 600 dairy farm families.



About Chino Valley Ranchers

Chino Valley Ranchers

Since the early 1950's, Chino Valley Ranchers has been a family-owned company dedicated to bringing the freshest and best tasting eggs to your table. Consistent quality is their hallmark. In fact, for three generations now, their sole focus has been egg ranching.

Chino Valley Ranchers mission is simple: produce the freshest and highest quality eggs at the best price, treat all our hens with kindness and respect through personalized care, and put back into the earth what we take out of it. They believe that the benefit of providing locally produced fresh eggs to the community is good for farming families and good for the local economy.