Santa Paula remains the heart of the Ventura County agricultural industry.
Based in Santa Paula, Limoneira Company is one of the premier integrated agribusiness operations in the world. Today Limoneira Company and its affiliated companies encompass thousands of acres of rich agricultural lands throughout the state of California along with strategic investments in food processing, fresh produce marketing, and specialty produce packing.
Calavo Growers & Calavo Foods
Calavo Growers, Incorporated (Inc), one of the world's largest processors of avocados is also based in Santa Paula. Calavo is the preeminent marketer of premium California avocados with the largest grower base in the industry by far. The company's processed products division, Calavo Foods, Inc, manufactures close to 100 brand name and proprietary flavors of guacamole.
Other important agricultural businesses with large operations in Santa Paula include:
- Fruit Growers Laboratory
- Fruit Growers Supply
- Pan American Seed
- Rain for Rent
- Saticoy Lemon Company
- Shore Packing Company
Automotive Products & Supplies
Automotive products and supply businesses also call Santa Paula home. These companies include:
- Abrisa Glass, the world's leading technology glass, glass components and coating company.
- Automotive Racing Products which produces virtually every fastener found in an engine and driveline, ranging from quality original equipment manufacturer (OEM) replacement parts to exotic specialty hardware for Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR and National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing applications.
- Bend Pak, America's largest manufacturer of tubing benders and above ground vehicle lifts.
Retail businesses thrive in Santa Paula with many located on our historic Main Street. Santa Paula is also fortunate to have the premier Chevrolet dealer in California with Santa Paula Chevrolet and the leading Ford dealer in the area with Ford of Santa Paula.