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2.25.2015

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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2.20.2015

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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2.13.2015

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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2.12.2015

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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1.30.2015

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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1.26.2015

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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1.9.2015

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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1.6.2015

Taste of Summer – Chilean Blueberries!

When it’s winter here on the West Coast, it’s summer in Chile! This is exactly why Chilean Blueberries are at their peak in ripeness bearing sweet berries that are perfect for snacking on their own or incorporated into many recipes. Blueberries are proof that great things come in small packages! Did you know blueberries are […]

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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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