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2.2.2016

Avocados for Game Time!

Let’s talk game time avocados – I promise this will be fun and eye opening. This year, it is predicted that Americans will consume about 139 million pounds of avocados leading up to and during this Sunday’s big game, which works out to be about 278 million individual avocados. This is 13% up of what […]

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1.19.2016

Sweet Tasmanian Cherries!

Life just got a little bit sweeter with Tasmanian Cherries! This unique variety of cherry is large, plump, and possibly the sweetest cherry you will ever try. The exterior is a beautiful deep red hue that indicates a full ripe, sweet flavor on the inside. The tartness commonly found in regular red cherries is not […]

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1.15.2016

Sumo Mandarins are here!

First of the season Sumo Mandarins just arrived at Bristol Farms! These highly anticipated mandarins are gigantic in size, super sweet, and are here for a very short period of time. So what does this mean? Get them while you can! What is a Sumo Mandarin? Sumo Mandarins are an exclusive citrus varietal, developed in […]

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1.5.2016

In Season – KIKU® Apples

KIKU® Apples (pronounced kee-koo) are back at Bristol Farms for a limited time! These apples are possibly the sweetest apple on Earth!  KIKU® apples are very exotic with a super sweet taste, attractive striped ruby-red coloration, and a very juicy, crunchy flesh. Luis Braun, an apple grower from northern Italy, came across a unique, red-striped […]

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12.18.2015

In Season – Satsuma Mandarins!

Set in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley in the shadow of the Tehachapi Mountains, Johnston Farms is a four-generation farming operation dedicated to giving our customers a taste experience that’s second to none – fruits and vegetables that don’t just look good but provide a flavor experience our customers will remember. Known as […]

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12.11.2015

Envy Apples are Back for the Holidays!

It’s hard to put into words what makes Envy so remarkable. Each satisfying crunch redefines what to expect from an apple. Envy was born using natural plant-breeding methods, crossing Braeburn with Royal Gala apples, to take full advantage of New Zealand’s ideal growing conditions and eventually found the perfect spot in Washington as well. Hawke’s […]

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11.30.2015

Kenter Canyon Holiday Herbs

What’s holiday cooking without the proper seasonings? It’s a bland, ordinary meal. To ensure we provide an extraordinary meal, we prefer using the fresh herbs from Kenter Canyon in our holiday cooking, every time. Year-round, we are proud to offer our customers fresh, locally grown herbs from Kenter Canyon Farms. They take great pride in […]

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11.20.2015

Locally Grown Organic Fuerte Avocados

The Fuerte avocado is considered a medium to large fruit that can weigh up to one pound. Its shape is elongated and pear-like. The Fuerte has a smooth easy-peeling thin skin with a deep grass color and dark speckles throughout. Its flesh is dense, pale yellow in color and marginally oily. It has a rich, […]

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11.16.2015

Taste of Summer – Chilean Cherries!

It may be winter here in California, but it’s summer in Chile! That’s exactly why the Chilean Cherries being offered right now at Bristol Farms are at their peak in sweetness and are only here for a limited time. Chilean cherries have had an impressive growth in the last few years. A product which is […]

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11.2.2015

It’s Time to Pear Up for the Holidays!

It’s fall and pears are at their peak in ripeness, sweetness, and flavor! Often enjoyed on their own, did you know every pear variety can match up beautifully with cheese and wine? Each pear variety is unique in its texture and taste, so to make a successful match, you truly have to know the personality […]

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