Ocean Mist® Farms Invests in Growing its Ocean Mist Organic® Brand
- by Melissa De Leon Chavez
CASTROVILLE, CA - Ocean Mist Farms recently announced that it has upped its organic vegetable acreage to meet growing shopper demand. Since its inception in 2015, the Ocean Mist Organic® brand has seen large-scale growth. The fourth generation, family-owned and operated organization started farming organic artichokes in 2000 and now provides 16 additional vegetables sold under the Ocean Mist Organic label.
“We have been thoughtfully expanding the Ocean Mist Organic brand over the past three years, strategically increasing production, while ensuring Ocean Mist Farms’ strict standards are being met,” said Diana McClean, Senior Director of Marketing. “At Ocean Mist Farms, each individual takes personal pride and responsibility in their role to grow and deliver the very best fresh vegetables every day.”
Ocean Mist Farms noted its commitment to the company’s long-standing sustainable farming practices dates all the way back to 1924. According to a press release, the Ocean Mist R&D department is steadfast in conducting comprehensive and ongoing seed research that aligns with organic production parameters.
In addition to the increase in acreage, the company is expanding the Ocean Mist Organic team by welcoming Dan Solomon as it new Organic Production Manager. With more than 22 years of experience in the fresh produce industry, formerly with Earthbound Farm, Solomon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Ocean Mist Farms.
“I am excited to join the Ocean Mist Farms team and look forward to contributing to Ocean Mist Organic’s brand growth,” stated Solomon. “This team’s dedication to providing the best quality products and customer service to our industry is evident by their commitment to grow this organization from the inside out.”
To showcase the growth of Ocean Mist Farms’ organic production, the company is sponsoring two field tours the morning of July 11th to kick-start the Organic Produce Summit. Following the field tours, the Ocean Mist Organic team will be exhibiting at the Organic Produce Summit July 11-12 at booth #303.