Industry Concentration

Harris Farms

Harris Farms is one of the largest integrated farming operations in the Central San Joaquin Valley. The Harris Companies include Harris Feeding Company and Harris Ranch Inn and Restaurant, which are located along Interstate 5 in the Coalinga area.

Harris Ranch Inn


  • 153 Rooms
  • 3 Spas
  • Country store and bakery
  • Dining facilities
  • Pool
  • Private airstrip

The Inn at Harris Ranch serves over 750,000 customers annually with 500 employees.

Harris Feeding Company

It starts with the modern feedlot covering nearly 800 acres with the capacity to produce 250,000 head of cattle per year. This beef is marketed across the West.

Sequoia Packing Company

Sequoia Packing Company has the largest garlic packing capacity in the world. This Company processes, packages and ships thousands of tons of garlic worldwide. David Grimes is the General Manager of this joint venture with Vessey Company.

Paramount Farms-Coalinga

Paramount Farms is also a major agricultural producer/processor in the area. This Company owns or manages in excess of 3,000 acres of pistachio orchards. This major agricultural Company operates one of their facilities in the Coalinga area. This Company markets globally.

Granite Construction, Incorporated

Granite Construction Company operates the Coalinga Rock and Asphalt Plant adjacent to our City. At this location, one million tons of aggregate is processed and transported annually throughout the Central Valley. The products derived from this location include:

  • Asphalt Rubber Binder HMA
  • Concrete and Asphalt Demo Recycling
  • Crushed Stone - Sand and Gravel
  • Drain Rock
  • Fill Sands
  • Hot Mix Asphalt
  • Landscape Aggregates
  • Portland Cement Concrete Aggregates
  • Recycled Base
  • Recycled Hot Mix Aggregates
  • Rip-Rap/Stone
  • Stabilization Slurry Seal Aggregates

State Prisons

Pleasant Valley State Prison and Avenuenal State Prison are major employers in western Kings and Fresno County. There are over 2,440 employees involved with these two facilities. In addition to their employment base, these facilities utilizing inmate labor undertake numerous community projects and services.