The farm is buzzing at Orchard View Cherries! In the midst of picking the fruits of their labor for an energetic seven weeks, they have come up with a fun video to share with you. Check out these three ways to pit cherries with some easy recipes to top them on, too. Enjoy!
Jose Mendoza, Jim Leach and Mario Illiano are Oppy’s new sales representatives, recently appointed from within the leading fresh produce marketer and distributor’s ranks.
Mendoza and Leach are based in the company’s Los Angeles-area office, while Illiano is part of the Seattle, Wash. sales team. All three will focus on developing and sustaining sales of Oppy’s full product range, while employing expertise earned in their previous roles to add value throughout the supply chain.
Helen was born and raised in Victoria, BC before she moved to the mainland to get a sociology degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She spent her early years as a server between semesters and took a year off between high school and university to work at Lake Louise for a ski season. After university she was an executive assistant to the president of BackCheck, a pre-employment screening service.
After an excellent season growing Brussels sprouts for the first time, Oceanside Pole vine-ripe tomatoes are back with 60 new acres of Romas. Increasing Roma production by 50 percent, West Coast Tomato Growers, owners of the Oceanside Pole tomato brand, aim to keep up with consumer demand.
“Our challenge over the years has been not being able to cover all of our customers with our Romas,” said James Galindo, senior sales representative for Oppy. “With the additional acreage it’s going to make it a lot easier to meet our retailer demand.”