Today his legacy continues with his daughter and company president, Loren Booth. Inspired by Otis’ vision, Loren has succeeded in making Booth Ranches a fully integrated citrus company that packs and sells only oranges that we grow ourselves. Booth Ranches farms 7,500 acres of citrus throughout California’s Central Valley.
With only one grower, full control is just one of the many benefits at Booth Ranches. Buying direct from the grower, traceability, sustainability, and food safety are just a few of the important issues facing the industry and the consumer today. It makes sense to have Booth Ranches bee part of your procurement solution, and we would be proud to bring you into our family.
Oits Booth Jr. inherited 40 acres of premium citrus, Ivanhoe, CA from his Grandfather EC Farnsworth.
Otis Booth added acreage of citrus from Maricopa to Fresno California.
Loren Booth graduated from California Agriculture Leadership Foundation and joined Booth Ranches. In 1999 she became the first woman to join the board of the Citrus Research Board.
1st full-time employee hired and he still works here today.
Booth Ranches brought their entire farming operation in-house.
Booth Ranches bought their 1st packing house located in Orange Cove, CA. With the packing house came two labels, Ta Che and Millwood Creek.
Booth Ranches marketing division was created making Booth Ranches a fully integrated operation with farming, packing, shipping and marketing under one operation.
Labels created; Golden Girls, Otis Gold, Otis Orchard, Flying O, Booth Ranches and BR.
Worst freeze to hit in decades.
Ownership passes to Loren Booth after her father, Otis Booth Jr. passes away.
In 2008 Loren Booth joins WGA Board of Directors. In 2009 she lead an effort to recast the company to position it for a sustainable future, while building a larger team of professionals.
During this time she became the Chair of the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation and served in that capacity until 2015.
Booth Ranches puts our family name on every piece of fruit we grow and pack. PLU stickers – Booth Ranches, bag labels and boxes all have the family name.
Booth Ranches Plant 2 in Orange Cove, CA was purchased.
The Packer headlines, "Booth Ranches no longer Flies below the Radar".
California endures a major drought. The year 2015 being the driest year in centuries.
Booth Ranches is 100% certified with GlobalG.A.P. in both the packing houses and the fields.
One grower/one owner farming 7500 acres throughout California's Central Valley. Offering only the best California Citrus from our family to yours.