Murakami Growers

murakami outside ieooc specialSix grower entities make up Murakami Growers LLC, and Kitamura said each has committed 100 percent of its crop to Murakami Produce.

The owners are Klahr & Sons of Parma, ID, a third-generation farm that includes Russell Klahr, his son, Barry, and Barry's son, Alex; Scott Cruickshank of Ontario, whose third-generation farm is worked by sons, Chance, Chase and Chad; Rick and Larry Kitamura of third-generation Kitamura Farms on the Oregon Slope; Ronny Koda, third generation of Koda Farms, which includes his father, Steve, and uncle, John, in the Vale region of eastern Oregon; Ken Laubacher of third-generation Oregon Slope Laubacher Farms, which includes his son, Ryan; and Ron and Glenn Kuwahara of Kuwahara Farms, a third-generation onion farm in the Vale region.

The group represents some of the Treasure Valley's finest onion growers. Murakami Produce Co. is both pleased and proud to work with such top-level grower partners.

The grower ownership enables MPC to continue to deliver high-quality onions to its customers with these dedicated supplies.