About Our Family

About Our Family

Posted by Derek Ikeda on

         My grandfather, Sam Ikeda, began his humble beginnings as an orchard farmer in Auburn, California.  Sam was a spectacular farmer with a green thumb and would only pick the largest, sweetest, and juiciest fruit to sell.  Although Sam was a hardworking farmer, he was also a smart business man and sought after a way to remove the middle man in his sales.  Sam began envisioning a fruit-stand where his fresh produce went directly from the trees of the farm to the shelves of the market.  The idea of Ikeda’s had been created.      Sam used his connections he...

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