6 Seeds Distribution Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Seeds Distribution Business

The seed distribution business involves delivering seeds, seedlings, growing supplies, and farmer's starter kits to farmers across the nation or within a preferred geographical location.

To start, partner with a seeds company or a seedlings distribution business near you, and request to offer logistics solutions to them or their customers. As your business grows, you can start your online seeds and seedlings business.

In this list, you'll find real-world seeds distribution business success stories and very profitable examples of starting a seeds distribution business that makes money.

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

Parker Garlitz, one of the Co-Founders of True Leaf Market, started the business in 2000 with his sister Kaitlin to sell wheatgrass growing kits and juicers online. Initially, they thought the niche market would only generate $5,000 per month, but they quickly surpassed their expectations and expanded their product line. Over the years, they merged with other seed companies and focused on consolidating their websites, leading to profitability and growth.

How much money it makes: $4.8M/year
How many people on the team: 150

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How We Started A $400K/Month Business Selling Seeds And Growing Supplies

True Leaf Market, an independent seed company offering heirloom, non-GMO, and organic seeds, growing supplies, and starter kits, has grown to a profitable $400k/month business, with revenue diversified across their website, 3rd party online sellers, Amazon, eBay, brick and mortar health food stores, and fulfillment services, and plans to continue growth through acquisitions and onboarding 50 to 100 new SKUs monthly.

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Learn more about starting a seeds distribution business:

Where to start?

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

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established seeds distribution business

Other resources

-> Seeds distribution business tips

4. 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.

How much they make: $4.8M/year
Where they're located: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Current team size: 150
Website traffic: 480K/month

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How We Started A $400K/Month Business Selling Seeds And Growing Supplies

True Leaf Market, an independent seed company offering heirloom, non-GMO, and organic seeds, growing supplies, and starter kits, has grown to a profitable $400k/month business, with revenue diversified across their website, 3rd party online sellers, Amazon, eBay, brick and mortar health food stores, and fulfillment services, and plans to continue growth through acquisitions and onboarding 50 to 100 new SKUs monthly.

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5. SEEK Business

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Website traffic: 270K/month

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6. Land O'Lakes Inc.

Where they're located: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Website traffic: 90K/month