UPDATED: Artichoke board honors Ocean Mist partner - The Packer

UPDATED: Artichoke board honors Ocean Mist partner

06/24/2013 05:38:00 PM
Mike Hornick

Courtesy Ocean Mist FarmsOcean Mist Farms partner and grower Hugo Tottino was honored by the California Artichoke Advisory Board at its annual meeting.(UPDATED COVERAGE June 26) Hugo Tottino, partner in Castroville, Calif.-based Ocean Mist Farms, was honored at the annual California Artichoke Advisory Board meeting June 19.

Tottino, 86, was recognized for providing more than 53 years of service to the artichoke industry.

He was a founding member of the board, established in 1960. He has served as a director since its creation.

Tottino’s image has often appeared in Ocean Mist Farms promotional materials and signage.

“It was a great honor to me,” he said. “I was on the advisory board since it was formed. But I was very surprised to get this award.”

“I go to the office every day,” he said. “I just check over everything and keep informed on all that I can.”

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Greg Ganick    
Liberty Lake, WA  |  December, 29, 2013 at 10:27 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved award. I'm happy that you are still involved in the Artichoke business and are a great asset to the industry. Best regards to you and your family. Greg

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