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There's a new pomegranate in town: Meet Angel Red

September 24, 2010 |  8:05 am

Is the world ready for a major new pomegranate variety? We'll soon see whether Angel Red, touted as having softer seeds than conventional varieties, fulfills the great hopes of its discoverer and the many farmers who have rushed to plant it, as it starts showing up in Southern California this week. Read on in this week's Market Watch report by David Karp. Plus: Check out his photo gallery of what's fresh at the farmers market this week, including apples, pears, squash and more.

Photo credit: Interior of an Angel Red pomegranate. David Karp