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6 Seeds Business Success Stories [2023]

6 Seeds Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Seeds Business

Are you passionate about gardening and plants in general? Consider turning your passion into a full-time seeds business. You can sell seeds online or at a brick-and-mortar location.

The seed market is booming, and researchers expect it will reach over $86 billion in the next few years. The rising demand for natural seed oils and health products and a significant shift in farming practices are some factors fueling the market.

To start a seed business, research the industry to determine which seeds are high in demand, and identify the potential market. For instance, hybrid seeds have higher disease resistance, making them highly demanded products.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a seeds business:

1. True Leaf Market ($4.8M/year)

Parker Garlitz (from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) started True Leaf Market about 49 years ago.

$400K / month
4 founders / 150 employees
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Case Study

I’m Parker Garlitz, one of the Co-Founders of True Leaf Market. We are an independent seed company offering heirloom, non-GMO and organic seeds. We also offer growing supplies and starter kits. We sell to home gardeners up to professional growers. We offer traditional vegetable garden, flower and herb seeds as well as specialty seeds like microgreens, sprouts, and wheatgrass. The other Co-Founders are Lance Heaton, Kaitlin Jones & Robb Baumann.


2. True Leaf Market

Over half a million customers have chosen True Leaf Market seed company for non-GMO, heirloom & organic garden seeds since 1974. Vegetable Gardening, Sprouts, Microgreens, Flower Seeds.

  • Estimated revenue: $400K/month
  • Website traffic: 480K/month
  • Business rank: #48.2K

Check out their full website ➜

Learn more about starting a seeds business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a seeds business?
-> Pros and cons of a seeds business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established seeds business

Other resources

-> Seeds business tips

4. Design Seeds

“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” ~ Indian Proverb

  • Website traffic: 160K/month
  • Business rank: #85.3K

Check out their full website ➜

5. i49 Seed Bank

Buy Cannabis Seeds Online including feminized strains and CBD marijuana seeds. I49 Seed Bank California has the Higest THC weed seeds in the USA.

  • Website traffic: 210K/month
  • Business rank: #178K

Check out their full website ➜

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