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Christopher Ranch anticipates strong garlic crops in 2018

Christopher Ranch has been participating in the PMA’s Foodservice Conference almost since its inception and is looking forward to being back in 2018.

Patsy Ross, marketing director of the company, noted it has also served as a featured tour for many years, proudly showing the participants its production facilities at its home ranch in Gilroy, CA. 

3-LB.-ROASTED-BAG “The PMA Foodservice Conference and Expo is very important to Christopher Ranch,” Ross said. “We see both our distributor customers as well as operator customers here.”

“It is a great place to reconnect with our customers and answer any questions, as well as show them new packs or product lines,” she added.

Taking residency in Booth No. 207 at this year’s show, the Christopher Ranch booth will be staffed by Eric Kraus, Jason Minici and Anthony DeAngelis and they are expecting to talk about the company’s new crop anticipation with both existing customers and possible future ones.

“We are anticipating a very large crop of California heirloom garlic this summer, and that will be a hot topic for us,” Ross said. “Our storage technology allows us to store the garlic year-round, making California garlic always available. Some of our customers prefer domestic product over imports so this is a real advantage for them.”

Christopher Ranch is expecting a 100-million pound harvest this summer, which would be one of the biggest crops it has seen in decades. Ross said everyone involved in the company is excited about how things are looking and are happy they are in a position to say they have plenty of California heirloom garlic available for purchase. 

“Not only are we anticipating a large harvest this summer, we’ve also increased our organic acreage so we can offer more California organic garlic this year,” Ross said. “Christopher Ranch is the nation’s largest domestic fresh garlic grower, packer and shipper of California Heirloom Garlic.  Family owned and operated for over 60 years, we pride ourselves on supplying the finest garlic products across the nation.”