The likelihood of an artichoke purchase remained even with Fresh Trends 2012, at 15%.


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Melissa’s launches new products


ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles-based World Variety Produce Inc., which markets under the Melissa’s brand, took advantage of its annual Produce Trends and New Products presentation at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit to unveil its newest product offerings and reveal the topic of its next self-published book.

Ocean Mist products, publicity mark PMA return


Ocean Mist Farms plans to debut four products at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit as the grower-shipper completes its 90th anniversary year celebration.

Ocean Mist mascot preps for Monterey fair


Ocean Mist Farms mascot Arti the Artichoke will greet fans at the Monterey County Fair Aug. 29 in Monterey, Calif.

Camposol second quarter sales soar


Rising avocado sales and solid asparagus prices were the key drivers for a 55% increase in sales during the second quarter for Camposol Holding Ltd., Lima, Peru.

Ocean Mist mascot is rodeo fans’ favorite


Ocean Mist Farms mascot Arti the Artichoke won a social media fan favorite contest between produce mascots scheduled to race July 18 at the California Rodeo Salinas.

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Market Scope - Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20


SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (9-12-10) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Supply 12-24s light. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $14.55-15, 18s mostly $19.55-21, 24s mostly $20-24.65, 30s mostly $16.15-17.15, 36s mostly $13.65-16. Quality variable.


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