California grows about 80% of all fruits and vegetables produced in the United States. The seasons in California are in most ways, the seasons of the nation.
As we look to what fresh products are available, we start locally and go globally. From Apples to Zucchini, we have what is currently available in the marketplace for the table.
Do You Know Your Apples?
Braeburn — Sweet, tart, crisp and juicy but not too hard. Red-orange-yellow streaky appearance.
Cameo — Refreshing taste similar to pears, firm with a red-yellow skin.
Cox — Sweet, fruity yet aromatic flavor with an obvious orange-red skin.
Fuji — Refreshing, crisp taste with a pretty pink speckled skin.
Golden Delicious — Soft, sweet flesh with yellow-green skin.
Granny Smith — Hard, crisp and very sharp with solid green skin.
Jazz — A cross between a Royal Gala and a Braeburn. Bright red and yellow skin with yellow flesh that is sweet, juicy, crisp and dense.
Pink Crisp or Pink Lady — Sweet and crisp with distinct pink skin.
Red Delicious — Shiny, deep red skin. Flesh is soft and juicy.
Royal Gala — Soft and sweet with pear-like flavor.