Welcome to Stemilt - World Famous Fruit!
Stemilt Growers is a leading tree fruit company based in Wenatchee, Washington. Owned and operated by the Mathison family, Stemilt grows, packs, ships, and markets fresh apples, pears, cherries, peaches, nectarines, and apricots to stores worldwide. We are proud to be a leading organic fruit supplier and the largest sweet cherry shipper in the nation.
As the founding family of Stemilt, we've been farming in eastern Washington since the early 1900's. In fact, we still have orchards located on the same grounds that our ancestors homesteaded back in 1893. For our family, growing fruit is a passion that continues through our fifth generation. Stemilt is all about delivering fruit that is good for you and the environment too.
From southern California, to central Washington, clear to the Canadian border, Stemilt grows tree fruits in the very best sites to maximize the growing conditions for every variety. Stemilt's entire crop of apples, pears, stone fruits, and the majority of its cherries are grown throughout eastern Washington.
While western Washington is known for its rain, eastern Washington is home to 300 days of sunshine and four true seasons each year. The arid climate combines with volcanic soils and a plentiful water supply to create an ideal growing environment for each of the unique fruit varieties that Stemilt farms.