Ten Things to Know about Art Munoz, Commodity Manager

Art started his journey at Valley Pride Inc, a sister company of Ocean Mist Farms in 1987. He worked in the fields cutting spinach until he became a foreman five years later. He is now working as the Mix/Romaine Commodity Manager for Ocean Mist Farms

1. Describe your typical work day.

I am out in the fields preparing estimates for the sales team. I report how much product we are going to have in the upcoming harvest of each field. 

2. What is your best memory to date of Ocean Mist Farms? 

I remember being 20 years old and going down to Coachella for the first time. I often look back on that trip and think about how far I have come and how much I have learned.

Art Munoz

3. What is your favorite OMF product? 

Romaine Hearts. I oversee their harvest and we eat a lot of them in my house.

4. Who is your hero? 

My dad. He always put others before himself and formed me into the man I am today.

5. What is your personal motto? 

"Always work hard and treat others the way you want to be treated."

6. What did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a truck driver, I thought the big rigs were so cool.ArtMunoz

7. What is your most prized possession?

My family. My kids are my world. 

8. Name one thing on your bucket list.

I always want to be able to say that I have provided well for my family and have been the best role model for them that I can be.

9. What is your favorite TV show?

Anything on the Discovery Channel.

10. What do you never leave the house without?

My cellphone. It is important that I always have it with me to communicate to the rest of my team.

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