State Department of Agriculture Program: Colorado
State Department of Agriculture of Colorado
Colorado Proud: Look for the Colorado Proud logo at grocery stores, farmers’ markets, garden centers and restaurants. By buying locally grown, raised and processed food and agricultural products, you are receiving high quality fresh products and helping Colorado’s economy, local farmers, ranchers, greenhouses, manufacturers and processors in your area.
The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe and high-quality food supply; protect consumers; and foster responsible stewardship of the environment and natural resources.
The vision is that Colorado agriculture be strong and vibrant, a key driver of the state’s economy, and recognized worldwide for its safe and abundant supply of high-quality food and agriculture products.
Core Customers: Retail and Food Service
Colorado is home to a number of important customers who are ideal to look at for distribution. These include Pharmaca, Xanterra, Kroger (King Sooper’s, City Markets), Vail Resorts, Specialty Sports Ventures, Christy Sports, Runner’s Roost, Sports Authority, Vistar, Albertsons, Village Markets, Natural Grocers, Russell’s Convenience, Safeway, Wellbridge Fitness, leever’s, Jenny’s Markets, Pro Hardware, Valero, Medicine Shoppes, Loaf n Jug, Lucky Stores, Alfalfa’s, Whole Foods Rocky Mountain Region, Rec Soorts, Skyview Markets, McLane, Walker Drug, Mrs Field’s, TCBY, Rock Bottom, Red Robin Burgers, Maui Wowie Smoothies, Cinnamonster, Chammp’s, Chipotle, Quizno’s, Peaberry Coffee, Noah’s Bagels / Einstein Bagels, Black Eyed Pea Restaurants, Baker’s Square, Village Inn, Boston Market, Good Times Restaurants, Beaver Run Resorts, Silver Mine Subs, Inta Juice, DPI and many others.