To be the leading provider of fruit varieties in the world, using natural breeding practices to provide consumers with an incredible eating experience.
IFG sets the pace as an innovator and global leader in its collaboration with licensed growers and key partners all over the world to help make our vision a reality. The global IFG family works with an eye on today and tomorrow to continue to inspire the fruit world by breeding new, vibrant, and flavor packed varieties to bring special and unique fruit to the markets.
IFG is renowned worldwide for its innovative fruit-breeding programs that have changed the way consumers and retailers think and experience grapes and other fruits. IFG’s headquarters is located in California’s fertile Central Valley. Our researchers at, Fruitworks | The IFG Discovery Center, use a GMO-free process pioneered by world renowned research scientist Dr. David Cain to develop incredible new varieties of delicious table grapes and early-ripening sweet cherries.
In 2001, IFG started with one bold but simple vision: to create the best tasting table grapes and sweet cherries on earth. Our focus is to develop special and unique fruit that creates sensational taste and excitement with consumers. Our Lead Breeder, Dr. Chris Owens, is bringing new and advanced technology to our research with aim to find more intriguing and exciting selections. IFG has a continual flow of innovative varieties in our pipeline that will continue to up end the industry over and over again.
Genetic engineering is not what we do. Rather, IFG has developed highly specialized best practices with traditional and natural breeding techniques taken to a whole new level of scientific sophistication. We have more than 160 acres of test fields at our Fruitworks | The IFG Discovery Center in McFarland, California where each year over a million fruit blossom. These blossoms are pollinated with a variety of desirable traits to produce plump, juicy fruit that often exceeds the demands of retailers and fruit wholesalers. Our varietals delight the taste buds of consumers of all ages!