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California Avocado season is here!

The much anticipated California Avocado season is here and will produce delicious California grown avocados through the fall. Being a nutrient dense fruit and having such versatility, the avocado is easily one of our favorite produce picks. Get to know the avocado with these top 5 Avocado Nutrition Facts from the California Avocado Commission, plus […]

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Citrus 101 & Ojai Pixie Tangerines!

Bristol Farms is in amidst of celebrating Citrus 101 where we highlight the season’s best citrus in our stores! You can find delicious and sweet every day varietals, as well as some limited edition specialty items such as one of our favorites, Pixie Tangerines. As my friend George says to me almost every day during […]

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In season! Muscat Grapes

Do you like sweet grapes? Then you are going to fall in love with the Muscat Grapes at Bristol Farms. These grapes can only be found for such a short period of time here in Southern California, and right now they are at their perfect ripeness at Bristol Farms. The sweet & complex richness of […]

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Citrus 101 at Bristol Farms

Bristol Farms is celebrating the many varieties of citrus during our four week promotion of Citrus 101! Citrus comes in many different shapes, sizes, and flavors. In addition to the more common citrus varieties, such as navel oranges and lemons, Bristol Farms’ produce department offers some specialty citrus where you’ll find unique items, such as […]

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Lemon Plums from Chile

Lemon Plums are a very hard item to get and are available only from Chile for a few weeks out of the year, and Bristol Farms’ produce department is one of the very few to offer this extraordinary product – arriving in our stores today! The lemon plum resembles lemons in color and shape, and […]

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The benefits of RED in vegetables & fruits

February is the month that we pay special tribute to the heart. With celebrations, such as Heart Health Awareness and Valentine’s Day, we only felt it was natural to also celebrate the love we have for our crimson, orange-red, and purplish-red shades of produce. Not only are they beautiful to cook with and enjoy in […]

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Lady Alice Apples

New to Bristol Farms produce departments is the Lady Alice Apple! Known as a “Washington Original”, the Lady Alice apple was discovered as a chance seedling in Gleed, WA. It is a new and distinct apple possessing several desirable characteristics.   Appearance The Lady Alice has a distinct pink stripe over a creamy-yellow background that […]

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Sumo Mandarins are here!

The highly anticipated Sumo Mandarins are in-season and back at Bristol Farms for a very short period of time. So what does this mean? Get them while you can! What is a Sumo Mandarin? Exclusive new citrus varietal, developed in Japan and now grown on family farms in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Large mandarin with some […]

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Avocados for Game-Time

Did you know, it is predicted Americans will consume more than 104 million pounds of avocados during the Super Bowl?! That number makes up 32 percent more avocados than were consumed last year, which equates to nearly 104 million pounds or approximately 208 million avocados consumed during the game. That would be enough avocados to […]

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New! BroccoLeaf

Nestled in with the Chards, Dandelion, and Kale greens within our Produce Department, the newest member of the Super Greens family has hit the market – BroccoLeaf! Just as the name suggests, BroccoLeaf is the sweet, tasty, hardy leaves of the broccoli plant and can be enjoyed just the way you enjoy any of the […]

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