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12.12.2014

Jazz Apples

If you like tart-sweet, dense, and very crunchy apples with effervescent texture, you’re going to love Jazz™ Apples at Bristol Farms!   Native to New Zealand, Jazz Apples were developed by curious growers who married the Royal Gala to the Braeburn. The flavor profile consists of the Braeburn’s lively zip and the Royal Gala’s sassy […]

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12.12.2014

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 […]

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12.9.2014

Romanesco Broccoli

Of all the produce available, far and away the most spectacular is the Romanesco Broccoli, also known as Romanesque cauliflower. Typically smaller than a standard cauliflower, vivid chartreuse and conical in shape, it displays an ornate fractal pattern in which each floret presents the same appearance as the whole head, in miniature. The result is […]

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12.5.2014

Introducing Opal Apples from Washington

Bristol Farms just received a delicious new apple from Washington – the Opal apple is a cross between a Topaz and Golden Delicious, has a beautiful gold skin, and offers a sweet crunch with a slightly tangy finish. These apples are unique in that the flesh doesn’t oxidize when cut, which is naturally occurring and […]

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11.21.2014

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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11.17.2014

Ending Hunger with Citrus

This holiday season, Bristol Farms is partnering with LoBue Family Legacy Citrus in offering a 3 pound pre-bagged Navel Orange variety where every purchase will support Katie’s Krops, a not-for-profit organization that empowers youth across the country to grow a healthy end to hunger in their communities, one vegetable garden at a time. Just look for […]

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11.7.2014

It’s Time to Pear Up for the Holidays!

It’s fall and pears are at their peak! This season, Bristol Farms is celebrating the sweet and wonderful pear by offering pairing suggestions, recipes, and more in-store. 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 […]

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10.28.2014

Fall Harvest Squash!

This is such a great time of year. Here in California, we don’t see as many of the autumn colors as the rest of the country, but we do see many bright colors in our winter squash offering.   The term “winter squash” is a bit of a misnomer; they’re actually summer-growing fruit, picked in […]

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10.17.2014

Do you #DrinkYourVeggies?

Mom always told us to eat our veggies, but what about drinking our veggies? Daily Greens™ is an Austin-based company promoting just that with their mission to spread the power of green juices. Each bottle of Daily Greens™ contains 6 pounds (you read that right, SIX POUNDS) of cold-pressed, certified organic and non-GMO produce. Low […]

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10.9.2014

Sugar Pie Pumpkins

October is here and, along with it, the pumpkin season! Naturally, it’s time to talk about pumpkin pies but the recent 100 degree days makes it very difficult to even think about turning on the oven.   Nonetheless, let’s talk pumpkins, pumpkins, and more pumpkins. So, go ahead and grab a can opener and crack […]

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