News: What Makes a Better Grape?
On average, K5 Farms produces around 800 cartons of Flame Seedless Grapes per acre. That’s over 30% less than they could produce.
In a time where having to produce more with less…More gross profit, more sales per labor hour, more sales per square foot, more cases per acre is the mantra of the day, it’s refreshing when the principle of doing things the way you believe should be done outweigh the need to produce more. Meet the Kovacevich family of K5 Farms, our most tenured grape grower.
The Kovacevich family been growing grapes for over forty years, and they do know how to do things right. Take Flame Red Seedless Grapes; the typical industry standard is to produce 1,000 to 1,200 cartons of grapes per acre. The Kovacevich family believes that the key to producing the largest, sweetest, grapes with the highest nutritional value is to produce fewer cartons per acre. On average, K5 Farms produces around 800 cartons of Flame Seedless Grapes per acre. That’s over 30% less than they could produce. So they sacrifice quantity to produce quality. A better tasting, better looking, larger grape packed with lots of nutrition. That’s dedication to growing only the best…that’s more for your money.