“We always wait for the brix and the acidity to be right. That’s the most important thing to us because we want the product to be right,” he said.
Purewal said the company thins its trees to get larger-sized pomegranates. It aims to pack 16, 18, 20 and 22 counts of the wonderful variety. Its early crops have been in the mid- to high 20s.
Crown Jewels Produce started packing pomegranates in the early part of August with early season varieties, and Torosian expects the company to continue harvesting into October with the wonderful variety.