CASTROVILLE, Calif. – Ocean Mist Farms is pleased to announce the hire of Paul Scheid as Vice President of Production for Ocean Mist Farms. As the Vice President of Production, Scheid will work closely with Jeff Percy, VP of Production South, on year-round supply for both the Ocean Mist Farms and Ocean Mist Organic brands. He will manage and coordinate the supply of conventional and organic produce for the Salinas Valley, Huron and Oxnard production regions.
Scheid joins Ocean Mist Farms with over 25 years of farming and production experience. As Director of Northern Production Supply for Laguna Mist Farms and Boutonnet Farms, Scheid built and maintained the Salinas planting schedules and oversaw all production operations for each of these farming operations.
Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Crop Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Scheid is originally from Camarillo, CA. He currently lives in Salinas with his wife.
“I am happy to join the Ocean Mist Farms family and look forward to this new opportunity with a respected company,” said Scheid. “I’m pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the continued success of Ocean Mist Farms.”
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About Ocean Mist Farms
Ocean Mist Farms, a fourth generation family-owned business and the largest grower of fresh artichokes in North America, is committed to delivering the highest standards in the industry for food safety, product quality, customer service, innovation and sustainability. The company’s full line of over 30 fresh vegetables includes the award-winning Season & Steam and Ocean Mist Organic product lines. For more information, visit www.oceanmist.com.