Green Valley Pecan Company Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Farmers Investment Co., which does business as Green Valley Pecan Company, regarding its recent data breach. The Green Valley Pecan Company data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Green Valley Pecan Company is an agricultural and manufacturing company that specializes in growing and processing pecans. Green Valley Pecan Company is also the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Farmers Water Company. Founded in 1948, Green Valley Pecan Company began as a cotton farm covering more than 7,000 acres in the Santa Cruz Valley of Arizona. By 1965, Green Valley Pecan Company had begun converting its cotton operation into irrigated pecan orchards, becoming the largest pecan farm in the world. Today, Green Valley Pecan Company offers a variety of pecan products to wholesale stores and distributors, including pecan halves, pecan pieces, organic pecans, and pecan meals. Additionally, Green Valley Pecan Company runs an onsite laboratory to pioneer new pecan varieties and ensure quality. Headquartered in Sahuarita, Arizona, Green Valley Pecan Company employs more than 200 individuals and has an annual revenue of over $70 million.


Recently, Green Valley Pecan Company discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Green Valley Pecan Company determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on May 31, 2022. On January 12, 2022, Green Valley Pecan Company began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, routing number)
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information
  • Client identification number

If you received a breach notification letter from Green Valley Pecan Company:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Green Valley Pecan Company data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Farmers Investment Co.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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