All posts in the ‘ Hollandia Produce Team ’ Category


Hollandia Produce: The Best of 2014

December 17, 2014 | post a comment

As 2014 winds down, we’re reminded of how far we’ve come and how much further we hope go. Yet, before we rush into a whirlwind of New Year’s goals, let’s first acknowledge the seasonal milestones that our staff, customers and consumers have helped us to achieve. Winter –Sowing the Seeds… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Celebrates 44 Years in Business

September 18, 2014 | post a comment

On September 20, 2014, Hollandia Produce, L.P. celebrates its 44th anniversary. The company’s roots trace back nearly 100 years to Holland, where CEO Pete Overgaag’s grandfather Leo first began farming. Although we have remained a family run business, Hollandia has undergone many changes. In honor of our storied past, here’s… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Earns a Perfect Score on their PrimusGFS Certification Audit

April 25, 2014 | post a comment

Great news, we have earned a perfect score on our PrimusGFS certification audit! According to the recent press release, the audit was conducted by Primus Laboratories. PrimusGFS is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized audit scheme for the certification of produce sector products – from the growing operations to… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet’s Greenhouse Farming

November 21, 2013 | post a comment

The owners of Hollandia Produce have been practicing greenhouse farming for about three generations. Today, the company still proudly practices greenhouse and sustainable methods. In addition, all waste is recycled. This includes plastic, cardboard, wood, and overall green waste. In comparison to field growing, Live Gourmet uses 75% less water with… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Sponsors Carpinteria Movies in the Park

July 22, 2013 | post a comment

At Hollandia Produce, we are always happy to help sponsor community events we believe in. This summer, we are proud to be sponsoring Movies in the Park located in Linden Field in the city of Carpinteria. This nonprofit began in 2008 and features open air movies to families in the… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Receives Fleet Owner Magazine Vehicle Graphics Award – Again!

July 8, 2013 | post a comment

We are very pleased to announce that Hollandia Produce, LLC has won a Fleet Owner Graphics award for the second year in a row. As you know, Hollandia Produce is all about providing fresh lettuces and leafy greens. And to convey that message appropriately, our trucking fleet must be clean,… Read the Rest »

Organic Butter Lettuce at Natural Products Expo

May 28, 2013 | post a comment

The Hollandia Produce team had an opportunity to revisit our trip to the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, Ca. when we saw a Specialty-Retailing.com article called To Your Health: From Babies to Babes! by Dennis Weaver. Weaver’s article shared these great photos of Pete Overgaag, President of Hollandia Produce. Here he is… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Donates 3 Salad Bars to Local High Schools

May 13, 2013 | post a comment

As part of the Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools initiative, Live Gourmet’s parent company has donated three salad bars to local Santa Barbara schools. The three new, fully equipped, salad bars will be utilized in the cafeterias at Dos Pueblos High School, San Marcos High School and Santa Barbara High School…. Read the Rest »

Tribute to Huell Howser

January 17, 2013 | post a comment

We wanted to take a moment to give our gratitude and tribute to Huell Howser. Huell was a California public television personality and was best known for California’s Gold,  his travel show based in Los Angeles at KCET for California PBS stations. He recently passed away and he will be missed…. Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet Goes for a Walk

November 6, 2012 | post a comment

Today we’d like to take a short break from our quest to bring you the most delicious home recipes, healthy living advice, and fresh eating tips. Let’s take a minute to think about a very serious issue, breast cancer. Likely as not almost everyone reading this right now knows somebody… Read the Rest »