Our Story

Learn About How It All Began

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Our History

We are a woman owned, family operated business. The company, Pacific Sun Gourmet, is part of Pacific Farms & Orchards, Inc., a third-generation family farm that has been in business in Tehama County since 1952. Our farm headquarters is located in Gerber, CA, at the northern end of the fertile Sacramento Valley. The farm is owned and operated by the Flynn Family with Jane Flynn as owner and her son Brendon Flynn as general manager.

Our operation currently employs approximately 25 year-round dedicated individuals who have a combined average tenure of almost 15 years. In addition to operating a first class olive oil mill, Pacific Farms is a producer of orchard crops such as prunes, walnuts, almonds and olives.

“To utilize our state of the art equipment, many years of experience and skilled staff to produce a premium quality extra virgin olive oil that meets or exceeds the values and requirements of our customers.”
We conduct all business affairs according to our core principles of sustainability, health, and quality for our employees, our products and our community.

Our Philosophy

Our Expertise

We have produced Pacific Sun Olive Oil since 2001. This knowledge base and our milling facilities allow us to create specific flavors and styles of extra virgin olive oil that our customers desire. We endeavor to mill all olives within no more than twenty-four hours of harvest in order to ensure that we capture their fresh essence. Additionally, we provide turnkey services for olive oil production. This includes procurement of olives, milling, storage and bottling.

Pacific Sun Olive Orchard