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4.30.2014

Locally Grown Avocados for Cinco de Mayo!

California avocado season is here and just in time for Cinco de Mayo!   California avocados are a great choice for Cinco de Mayo party recipes as they add delicious flavor, creamy texture, and lively color to any fiesta dish. In fact, the holiday is one of the largest avocado consumption days of the year; […]

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4.18.2014

California Jumbo Asparagus

This year’s Asparagus crop has begun up and down California’s central valley.  California asparagus has been a spring tradition for generations and we are proud to offer premium steakhouse sized asparagus. California’s rich soil provides the asparagus crown with an abundance of nutrients allowing it to shoot up jumbo sized spears which are perfect for your […]

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3.20.2014

Introducing Heirloom Artichokes!

The Artichoke. One of the world’s oldest-known foods, Artichokes have delighted and nourished people for several thousand years. Today, Artichokes are enjoyed in every corner of the globe, and Bristol Farms is proud to offer the highest quality and tastiest varieties available within the market place.   Most artichokes are grown from seed, which can […]

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3.19.2014

Ojai Pixie Tangerines Are Back!

As my friend George says to me almost every day during Pixie season, “Sweet petite and easy to eat… tastes like sunshine. The one and only Pixie tangerine…”. Now, I’m not sure where he came up with his catch phrase, but I do have to admit, he’s definitely on to something.   Ojai Pixie tangerines […]

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2.19.2014

Sumo Mandarins are back!

Sumo’s are Back! 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. […]

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2.5.2014

Lady Alice Apples

There’s a new apple in town! Lady Alice apples, known as a “Washington Original” since they were discovered as a chance seedling in Washington State, are a new and distinct apple variety that possesses several unique and desirable characteristics, such as having a distinct pink stripe over a creamy-yellow background. These markings distinguish the Lady Alice from other known […]

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1.30.2014

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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1.14.2014

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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1.3.2014

Juicing For the New Year

There’s no doubt the holidays are filled with loads of heavy, delicious, probably not-so-good-for-you foods but we all enjoy eating them, year after year! Right? It’s a time for friends and family, and even co-workers, to get together to have a great time over good conversation and delicious eats. So, it’s no wonder after 2-3 […]

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12.31.2013

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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