Ocean Mist Farms Commodity Account Manager John Chobanian Discusses Celery
SALINAS, CA - As we head into the time of fall and holiday promotions, it looks as though celery is offering up quality options for consumers.
“We are harvesting out of Castroville until December, with good volumes for the foreseeable future,” John Chobanian, Commodity Account Manager for Ocean Mist Farms, shares with me.
John added that quality is excellent for both celery hearts and celery stalks to meet coming demand.
When it comes to celery, it is a reliable cooking vegetable staple that Ocean Mist Farms notes can sometimes be taken for granted by consumers despite versatility and being considered a must have for chefs.
To help inspire and inform consumers about the reach of this root, the company has provided tips ranging from how to select celery stalks to what to do with them, which can be found here.
With the season of prime celery-filled dishes on the way, from soups to stuffings, how will demand look as the seasons change?
AndNowUKnow will keep you up to date on this and all other key commodities in fresh produce as markets continuously keep us on our toes.