David Claiborne, owner of Jacksonville Best Tomato Company was honored as the “2014 Local Grower of the Year” by Brookshire Grocery Company. He has been involved in farming since a young boy. Claiborne has served on the committee of the world famous Jacksonville Tomato Festival and served as the president of the Tyler Area Growers Association as well as the Tyler Famers Market.
Juicy, ruby red, full of flavor, Jacksonville Best Tomato Company offers delicious Jacksonville tomatoes as well as fresh onions, squash and melons fresh from East Texas each summer. As a wholesaler of the fresh fruits, the company was established in 1992 and celebrates the city’s finest fruit each year in the Tomato Festival.