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Koushik Saha, associate professor and director of the freshPACKmoves 2018 seminar, slips on an 80 pound harvest back pack that field workers use to harvest artichokes on May 23, with Serafin Ruiz, operations manager for Sea Breeze Harvesting Company/Ocean Mist Farms in the background.  The May 21-23  event featured a field tours of Ocean Mist’s artichoke and cauliflower harvest operations near Castroville and Taylor Farms foodservice processing facility in Salinas, Calif.
 

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During a May 23 field tour with the freshPACKmoves 2018 seminar, Serafin Ruiz, operations manager for Sea Breeze Harvesting Company/Ocean Mist Farms, explains harvest operations for the company’s Heirloom artichokes near Castroville, Calif..

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During a May 23 field tour of the freshPACKmoves  2018 seminar, Serafin Ruiz, operations manager for Sea Breeze Harvesting Company/Ocean Mist Farms, explains field packing of artichokes at a field near Castroville, Calif..

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During a May 23 field tour of the freshPACKmoves  2018 seminar, attendees witnessed cauliflower harvest at an Ocean Mist farm near Castroville, Calif.
 

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Brian Zomorodi, vice president of quality and food safety for Apio Inc., Guadalupe, Calif., visits with Danielle Gilmartin, senior operations manager for New York-based HelloFresh at a reception at the 2018 freshPACKmoves conference May 22 in Monterey, Calif. 

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Jay Singh, a professor at Cal Poly and packaging program director, addresses the Cal Poly freshPACKmoves 2018 conference in Monterey, Calif. on May 22.

Laurie Glynn, account manager for Label Technology, Aptos, Calif., and Michael McCormack, account manager fresh pack for Intralox, Rancho Cordova, Calif., visit at a May 22 break at the 2018 freshPACKmoves in Monterey, Calif.

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Ed Church, administrative director of the Cal Poly Packaging Research Consortium visits with Stewart Bagg, vice president of sales and trustee with Bay Cities Container, Pico Rivera, Calif. during a break at the 2018 freshPACKmoves conference May 22 in Monterey, Calif.