About Superior Growers, LLC

Meet our Team

With a combined 50 years of experience in produce industry, Superior Growers, LLC has established an elite reputation within our industry.
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Ely Trujillo / President

Ely has over 20 years in the produce industry and is the second generation of a family owned produce legacy. His extensive expertise ranges from retail, wholesale, food service and sales.
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Lorena Batt / Office Manager

Lorena has Admin and Accounting experience in the produce industry for over 8 years. As a second generation produce professional, she is versed in sales and quality control.
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Eliseo Trujillo / Sales

With over 36 years of experience in the produce industry in all aspects of the industry Eliseo is a well rounded veteran. His knowledge and expertise in the produce industry is second to none.

About Our Company

Superior Growers, LLC is a grower shipper that handles 100 acres of combined zucchini and yellow straight neck squash and hot peppers. Ely Trujillo is the founder of Superior Growers, LLC.  He started in the produce industry in 1991 at the age of 15 doing quality control for his father at Fresh-Veg Distributing in Nogales Arizona. During college, he assisted with quality control and sales.  Afterwards, he worked full time for Fresh-Veg Distributing as a buying broker and quality control from 2000- 2006.

 

 In 2006, Ely began working for US Foodservice as a Produce Senior Buyer for Topeka/Kansas City Division. As a Produce Senior Buyer he was in charge of buying over 15 million dollars’ worth of produce a year.

 

After spending 2 plus years with US Foodservice in 2008 Ely returned to the family business and became a partner and Vice President of Fresh-Veg Distributing. He developed a new branch within Fresh-Veg Distributing and started shipping for growers in the Santa Maria, CA. In 2013, he started Superior Growers, LLC which has sales over 1.5 million a year and is growing. Superior Growers, LLC represents growers and ships product all over the USA.

"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand."

Vince Lomardi