Ocean Mist® Farms Showcases Versatile Cardone Vegetable for Retail Differentiation; Diana McClean Shares
CASTROVILLE, CA - Bringing specialty produce to the forefront of fresh just in time for the fall and winter holidays, Ocean Mist® Farms is showcasing the Cardone vegetable program for retail distribution and menu-making joy.
“Cardone is an Italian favorite that we seasonally grow between October and January in two California regions, Castroville and Coachella,” Diana McClean, Senior Director of Marketing, expressed. “We take pride in growing Cardone that is extremely tender with a robust flavor. Anticipated each holiday season Ocean Mist Farms, Cardone is among the finest examples of the vegetable in North America and is anticipated each year by home cooks and professional chefs alike.”
For those unfamiliar with Cardone—also known as Cardoon—this veg is a traditional Mediterranean item considered a delicacy by many who specialize in traditional French and Italian cuisine, according to a press release.
Ocean Mist Farms brings a strict cut-to-cool standard to its program, ensuring quality product is delivered to retail stores. On top of that care, the Cardone stalk is hand-harvested from the plant and packed and cooled within four hours, further ensuring quality remains top of mind.
As we look to the holiday culinary creations, Ocean Mist Farms is bringing tips that include storage and eating to consumers in an effort to increase the products’ accessibility and sales at retail. Ocean Mist also offers recipes for how to incorporate Cardone into weeknight meals on its website for shoppers to learn more about the versatile veg.
Catch the eye and the taste buds of shoppers this holiday season with a unique item aimed to please the palate and elevate the plate.