Pete Kandola is the President of Kandola Farms Produce, a family owned and operated Sweet Potato Company located throughout Livingston, CA. The Kandola’s started growing Sweet Potatoes in 1988 and just recently started packing their own potatoes, as well as providing packing services for other surrounding Sweet Potato Growers. In 2018, the company harvested their first crop of Organic Sweet Potatoes to add to their multiple variations grown in the Central Valley of California. Combined, they employee roughly 250 employees seasonally.
Pete Kandola actively participates in his family’s Almonds and Peach farm also located in the Livingston and surrounding area. He has a double major in Agriculture Business and Marketing from CSU and has lived in the Central Valley of California his whole life.