artichokes

D’Arrigo Bros. celebrates 100 years

D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of California is culminating a year-long reflection of legacy commemorating its 100th anniversary as a family of farming and wholesale companies. D'Arrigo, home to the Andy Boy label, traces its roots to... more »

Ed Boutonnet, Boutonnet Farms and Ocean Mist CEO, dies

Ed Boutonnet, the former president and chief executive officer of Ocean Mist Farms, has died. The company,  which grows and ships conventional and organic artichokes and other vegetables from Castroville, California, characterized Boutonnet as a... more »

Ocean Mist expects strong spring artichoke season

Despite California’s rain storms and saturation of fields, Ocean Mist Farms is expecting a favorable 2023 spring crop of artichokes from their northern California growing region in Castroville, California. “The storms that devastated parts of... more »

Ocean Mist updates winter artichokes harvest

Ocean Mist Farms is expecting an outstanding 2023 winter artichoke season with abundant volume and excellent quality throughout February and early March. In time to meet shopper demand around healthy eating choices, as well as... more »

Ocean Mist Farms hires Mark Munger in marketing role

Mark Munger has joined Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, California, as senior director of marketing. Munger has more than 36 years of experience in the produce industry. In his new role, Munger will be responsible for... more »

Ocean Mist Farms hires sales and marketing VP

  Ocean Mist Farms has hired Rick Bravo as its vice president of sales and marketing. Bravo brings nearly 35 years of experience serving the fresh... more »

Artichokes might work in Florida, scientist finds

While California grows 99 percent of the nation’s artichokes, the edible plant high in antioxidants might get a chance to grow in the Sunshine State. And that chance could be improved if a University of... more »

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