Sun-Maid Recognized for Business Success

Sun-Maid Named to First US Best Managed Company List

We’re living through tough times and we know many businesses are struggling. We’re hopeful that we can all come out of this downturn quickly – and the way to do that is through a well-managed company. Sun-Maid is very proud to be a part of  U.S. Best Managed Companies, the first annual ranking of U.S. private companies, sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal [Sun-Maid Named to 2020 US Best Managed Companies List]. As one of just 27 companies selected, we know that Sun-Maid has what it takes to continue its business transformation and success as a better-for-you snack brand.

A Group Achievement

This achievement belongs to the entire Sun-Maid organization – from the cooperative of multi-generational family farmers to the talented teams who work in all our facilities and corporate offices. It’s an amazing honor to be nominated and then selected for this list.

Sun-Maid started in 1912 and became a beloved business with classic raisins. Today we are a relevant, better-for-you snacking company for today’s shopper offering many varieties and snacking options with whole fruit – like Sour Raisin Snacks and Yogurt Raisins in fun and indulgent flavors. We’re in an exciting transformation and will continue to provide innovative products that both moms and kids will love.

About the US Best Managed Companies List

The US Best Managed Companies list is sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. The Best Managed Companies program is a mark of excellence for private companies. The award features some of the country’s most prominent and successful organizations from a wide range of industries, with annual revenues of at least $250 million. Hundreds of private companies in the U.S. competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates four key criteria in their management skills and practices—strategy, execution, culture and financials. For more information, visit

We appreciate your patronage of Sun-Maid and your part in making this iconic business so successful for more than one hundred years. We look forward to continuing to innovate and transform as a better-for-you snack brand.


Harry Overly
President & CEO