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The CVS Inc. Team

At CENTRAL VALLEY SEEDS INC., we pride ourselves in delivering the absolute best to the Lettuce Industry. It's the diligence, integrity, cohesive,  and energetic spirit of our entire team that acts as the foundation of our company. Each respective division works tirelessly to ensure that every seed meets the highest quality standards. The quality starts with our breeding and is carried out through our production, milling, coating, and marketing. All divisions work as a cohesive unit to provide a product that we are proud of and that we know the consumer will enjoy.

Sales and Breeders working together to find  solutions for our growers.

(Sal Valencia, Adolfo Mederos, Tony Avila)

In Memory Of The Late 


Our R&D Team understands the importance of plant breeding. They understand the difficulties farmers face when it comes to pest management, unexpected disease and climate changes. CVS Inc. Breeders use science along with conventional breeding practices to ensure growers have lettuce that can thrive in a variety of climates and carry natural pest and disease resistances. 



(Adam Daily, Frank Acosta, John Avila)

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Between the Four Avila Brothers there is nearly a combined 200 years of experience in the Lettuce Industry. This experience paired with the experience and ingenuity of their employees keeps CVS Inc top of Market.

(Joe Avila, Tony Avila, John Avila)


Production & Quality works tirelessly to ensure that our growing season goes without a hitch.  They remain prepared for any uncertainty the production season brings. From the time we put the seed in the ground to the day it is harvested we provide our crop with quite the accommodations. Between a great growing program and Quality Rouging done by our skilled Lettuce Specialists we ensure our seed comes second to none in quality.


The Avila Brothers present at the start of each Lettuce Seed Production

(Dan Avila, John Avila, Joe Avila)

We produce our lettuce seed in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. Its grown under the  watchful eyes of our skilled Production & Quality Team .

CVS Inc Milling Operations runs on finely tuned systems that carry our seed from its rawest "dirt" form to the highest quality  grade seed on the market. Our Mill Team is meticulous ensuring no seed leaves our facilities without first being thoroughly milled and graded. We use technology along with the ingenuity and experience of our Millers to give growers the best in germ, vigor and overall quality.


Our  Seedsmen

wrapping up the production season with a beautiful harvest. Averaging 1k/lbs per acre.

(Johnathon Avila, John Avila, Vincent Dominguez, Jason Avila)


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