A box of premium, bright Angel Red pomegranates ready for shipment.
Joel Atkins, left, Visalia, Calif., pomegranate producer, is one of the growers licensed by Greg Smith, right, to grow Angel Red pomegranates. They are shown at a field day aimed at growing and marketing the new pomegranate variety.
Chad Fjeld, general manager of the Angel Red marketing effort, holds a box of the 2010 crop.
Greg Smith, center, talks with growers at his field day about how to train young pomegranate trees.
Growers and others involved in pomegranates tour Smith’s orchard.