The Sun Valley Group
The Sun Valley Group (“Sun Valley”), headquartered in Arcata, California, is the largest domestic grower of premium iris, lily and tulip cut flowers. The Company utilizes over 4 million square feet of computer-controlled greenhouse space to grow more than 80% of its flowers in a covered environment on a year-round basis. The Sun Valley commitment is simple: to create the best floral experience through operational excellence. Sun Valley’s pursuit of excellence is the primary contributor to its status as the leading California grower with approximately 18 % market share.
Date of Realization: August 2006
Industry Sector: Consumer Products (not a sector of focus currently)