About Us / History

In the mid 1940’s a small farming operation was started by Helen Roche in a small red barn with an old Almond Sheller. In 1963 Helen’s 4 young sons decided to start a small business and called it Roche Brothers. As Roche Brothers started their farming operation, they lost one of their Brothers to a Farming accident. Deciding to move forward, Roche Brothers started buying land and began offering custom farming for friends and local businessmen. In the mid 1980’s Roche Brothers decided to expand their Sheller and build a new plant that allowed them the capability to handle both Hulling and Shelling. Since this time, all three Brothers have brought their third generation into the company and together they have been improving the operation ever since. Today, Roche Brothers is continuously updating many parts of the huller Sheller with new equipment and continues to offer farm management for the Central Valley. Roche brothers Inc. prides itself in taking the old ways of doing things and applying them to the new innovations of farming. Roche Brothers Inc. is a family owned company that produces and grows Almonds and Walnuts in the heart of California.

Mission Statement

Roche Brothers Inc. is committed to supplying the best customer service and the highest quality of work to our growers. Roche Brothers Inc. goals are to conduct business with the highest ethical conduct in all business dealings. Roche Brothers Inc. is also committed to its employees and our local communities.

Farm to Fork

At Roche Brothers Inc, we take pride in our farm to fork operation. Our Almond orchards have been in our family for over 50 years and our family members oversee the process from the field, to the huller. Each tree bears a harvest we are proud of for at the end of the day, we are the ones sharing it at the table with our family and friends. We are proud to say that each almond is hand inspected, processed and packaged here at our facility in Escalon, California.

Certifications

1FDA Certified
Certified and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
2Members of Almond Hullers & Processors Association
The Almond Alliance of California is dedicated to innovative leadership and advocacy, ensuring the sustainability and success of the California almond community. Find more on this at http://www.almondalliance.org
3Certified Satake Evolution Operators
Top-of-the-line color sorter operated by trained & Certified employees
4Certified In-House PCA’s
Pest management and pesticide application offered by In-House Certified PCA

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