Boycott Sakuma Berries




If you live in a community near these grocers, please ask the manager to respect the boycott and not sell Sakuma Bros. Farms Berries. If you do not see the Sakuma label, ask the manager from what farm the berries came from.

2014 Campaign


Goods Nursery and Produce
2620 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

Sakuma Market Stand
17790 Cook Road, Burlington, WA 98233
Products Sold: Sakuma Bros. Berries, Tea, Preserves, Syrups, Ice Cream & Merchandise.

Mount Vernon
Red Apple Markets
820 Cleveland Street
Products Sold: Sakuma Label Berries

Food Pavilion
8130 Washington 539, Lynden, WA 98264

Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

Sedro Wooley
Food Pavilion
530 Crossroads Square, Sedro-Wooley, WA 98284

Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

La Conner
Snow Goose Produce Market
15170 Fir Island Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

Friday Harbor
Kings Market
160 Spring St. W, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Products Sold: Sakuma Berries

Vashon Island
Vashon Thriftway
P.O. Box 307, Vashon Island, WA 98070

The Market at Anacortes
1519 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

4919 Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98203
Products Sold: Driscoll’s Blackberries

Sakuma Brothers Farms, Inc.
Everett Farmer’s Market
1600 W Marine View Dr, Everett, WA 98201
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

7300 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Products Sold: Driscoll’s Blackberries

Promenade Red Apple
2301 S. Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98144
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

Whole Foods Market
2001 15th Ave W, Seattle, WA
Products Sold: Driscoll’s Blackberries

Whole Foods Market – Roosevelt Square
1026 NE 64th Street, Seattle, WA 98115
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

Whole Foods Market – South Lake Union
2210 Westlake Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
Whole Foods South Lake Union
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

1600 W Dravis, Seattle, WA
Products Sold: Driscoll’s Blackberries

2746 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA
Products Sold: Sakuma Label Strawberries

9999 Holman Rd NW, Seattle, WA
Products Sold: Sakuma Raspberries

Cle Elum
Red Sky Orchards Fruit Stand
Interstate 90, Exit 93
Products Sold: Sakuma Fresh Market Strawberries

24 Responses to Boycott Sakuma Berries

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  2. Liliana says:

    Are the Trader Joe’s stores in NJ carrying Sakuma Berries? Their raspberries have the Driscoll Label.

    • Moderator says:

      Thank you Liliana, we can’t tell for sure, which that is why we have secondary boycotts going on with Driscoll’s and Häagen-Dazs, in order for those companies to put pressure on Sakuma Bros. Farm. Thank you for your solidarity, please do send us the name of the store and address so that we can put it on the webpage.

  3. Lili says:

    Trader Joe’s 155 Elm Street, Westfield New Jersey,
    Trader Joe’s 187 Millburn Ave, Millburn, NJ

  4. Anywhere in Yakima, Wenatchee, or surrounding communities that carry these products? We have a group of students here at Central Washington University who would like to organize a protest/boycott outside of a grocery store who carries these products.

    • necalli says:

      Dear Ms. Martinez,

      Thank you for moving forward with the CWU boycott committee. We will be updating you by e-mail soon!

  5. Anita says:

    Is there an establish group at the University of Washington to fight for this cause? If so, I would like more information

  6. L N says:

    last week, Central Market Shoreline Store Manager Joel Larway stated that a conference call reported Town + Country Markets will NOT be carrying Sakuma Brothers berries in the “foreseeable future”

  7. L N says:

    Whole Foods Roosevelt Store Seattle is expecting Sakuma Brothers berries today, May 29. They have not carried them in past years. Produce Manager did not know of labor controversy.

  8. In Seattle, the Puget Sound Consumer Coop stores are selling Driscoll’s berries. I spoke to the Produce guy at the N.E. 65th and 40th N.E. store and he had not heard about a boycott. He wanted info. I’ll give him a flyer.

  9. Jasper says:

    You need a paragraph at the top of your home page that clearly tells visitors WHY the boycott is in effect with WEEKLY updates about the boycott.

  10. Laura Friedman says:

    Is this boycott of Driscoll products and Hagen Das still in effect? I read about this from a FB post. I but Driscoll berries all the time and had no idea about the boycott. I live in NYC.

    • necalli says:

      Yes, the farmworkers confirmed that they are picking into Driscoll’s berry labels. Sakuma is also still selling processed berries to Haagen-Dazs. Thanks for supporting the boycott! Please write us and tell us where you find Sakuma Berries so that we can put it up on the website.

      • In early July, I checked with Trudy Bialik in administration at Puget Sound Consumers Coop (PCC) and she sent me an email emphasizing that the PCC does not and will not sell Sakuma Bros. produce. However, I see that they are selling produce in Driscolls’ boxes so they may not know that the farmworkers are picking in Driscolls’ label (all the boxes have a “Watsonville, CA” address).

      • necalli says:

        Thank you for keeping us updated. Yes, Driscoll’s sources its fruit from regional suppliers, Sakuma Bros Farms happens to be one of them. At the moment, Sakuma Bros is picking into blackberry clamshells with the Driscoll’s label. See the label on the front page of the website. Thank you for observing the boycott!

  11. La Stephanie says:

    Hi, Living in the Portland, Or area. Are Sakuma berries sold here?

    • necalli says:

      Yes, you will find Sakuma Berries processed and packaged into Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream, you may also find Sakuma Berries packaged in Driscoll’s labeled berries.

  12. Thriftway on Vashon is selling Dirscoll’s Berries now having no more visible Sakuma boxes of berries since talking to the manager and owner. I will keep talking to them. Thanks for this great website. I will check IGA again as well which was selling Sakuma and Driscoll’s last we talked to the owner. Blessing upon your good work.

  13. Delaney Piper says:

    Also in Seattle, Central Co-op has been selling Driscoll.

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