Harris Farms established in Fresno County in 1937 by Jack and Teresa Harris

Today, Jack’s son, John, and his wife, Carole, oversee the 5 independent operating divisions of Harris Farms:

Harris Farms, Inc.
Harris Ranch Beef Company
Harris Feeding Company
Harris Hospitality Division
Thoroughbred Horse Division

One of the largest employers in Fresno County with nearly 2,500 employees

Harris Farms
Over 17,000 acres growing 35 different commodities including permanent crops such as almonds, grapes, pistachios and oranges, as well as processing tomatoes, winter vegetables and organics

Harris Ranch Beef Company
The processing and marketing arm of the beef division
Largest fully integrated beef producers in the Western U.S. ; We control all aspects of beef production including cattle sourcing, feeding and processing
Unique “Partnership For Quality” program teams us with over 70 of the west’s most progressive ranching families to produce cattle to our quality specifications
Became one of the first branded beef companies in the U.S. in 1982
Over 180 million lbs. of beef sold in FY 2010 valued at over $360 million
Retail, foodservice and export divisions
Expansive product line – Fresh boxed beef, value-added ground beef, fresh seasoned beef and fully cooked beef entrees
Natural beef production system – feed tested for pesticide residues, finished beef tested for antibiotic residues above USDA standards, cattle humanely and sustainably raised by Harris Ranch – Temple Grandin consultation

Harris Feeding Company
One of the largest cattle finishing facilities in the Western U.S.
Founded in 1963 near Coalinga, CA
Covers nearly 800 acres and has a capacity to finish up to 120,000 head of cattle at one time
Cattle finished for about 120 days on a balanced diet of steamed corn, alfalfa hay, vitamins and minerals
Livestock welfare practices — shade installed in pens, sprinklers reduce dust and cool cattle in summer months, pens routinely scraped and waste material composted, cowboys ride pens each and every day monitoring animal welfare
The only company in the U.S. to wash cattle transport trucks between each load to reduce potential for cross contamination

Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
The well known destination for travelers located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles and featuring a 153-room inn, multiple restaurant venues, full bar, Country Store, service station with car wash and a private landing strip
Originally opened in 1975, the restaurant has expanded over the years and today also offers over 7,500 sq. ft. of event/conference space
Harris Ranch Inn, originally established in 1987 and expanded in the mid-1990s, offers beautifully appointed rooms and grounds as well as a 25-meter Olympic style heated swimming pool
Harris Ranch Restaurant serves an average of 1,500 entrees each day and ranks #6 among California’s highest volume, independently owned restaurants
Seating capacity of nearly 430 guests at one time
Upscale, “from-scratch” restaurant and full bakery
Harris Country Store features one of the busiest full service meat counters in the valley and last year alone sold in excess of 120,000 lbs. of beef
Service station annually sells over 3.5 million fuel gallons

Thoroughbred Horse Division
Established in 1966, the Harris Farms Horse Division stands several world class stallions
Produce nearly 200 foals each year