Happy Thanksgiving!

During this time of gratitude and reflection, we'd like to say thank you to our incredible customers. We are so appreciative of your continued support and partnership - Thank you! From all of us here at Market Fresh Fruit, we hope that you have a wonderful holiday surrounded by loved ones, celebrating all that there is to be thankful for. Our tip for the Holiday...enjoy the sweetest of red wines, Merlot. Most people shy away from this tasty wine due to a movie that went sideways (wink), but Merlot is a wonderful compliment to a Thanksgiving meal, as it is both low in acidity and tannin count. Tannins are responsible for the woody and bitter puckering sensation found in many full bodied dry

7 Holiday Eating Tips!

How to stay healthy till January. Don’t lose hope if you’re trying to eat healthfully over the holidays. There are several ways you can still enjoy food at holiday celebrations without overeating. Many people assume it’s unavoidable to gain weight over the holidays, but that doesn’t have to be the case with a little mindfulness and planning. Here are a few tips on how to approach eating over the holidays, especially if you intend to eat healthfully during the season — and all year long. 1. Eat before you go Never go to a party hungry, Eat a small meal that includes protein before leaving home. Protein helps to balance blood sugar, so without it in your system, you’ll find yourself heading

The Cadillac of Pears

As one of the earlier pears, Taylor’s Gold pears are harvested in September. Sadly, like the Comice, they have a shorter lifespan, only lasting throughout the fall and winter. Specially grown in the Webster Family Orchards, the Webster Comice Pear is among the sweetest and juiciest of all pears. This French variety was first propagated as Doyenne du Comice near Angers in the mid-1800s, and is ideally suited to the volcanic soils of the Hood River Valley. Described by Grandpa Webster as “the Cadillac of pears,” Market Fresh Fruit delivers fresh, beautiful, jumbo-sized Comice each harvest to our Seattle offices. They have a beautiful appearance, most often green in color and often having a red

Oh Honey, That's Delicious!

We are are excited to be delivering the most delicious apples we've tasted this year. Be sure to try this week's Washington Extra Fancy Honeycrisp apples. These tasty beauties are so sweet we need to post a BRUISE ALERT: Due to their super high sugar content they will bruise easily, so please handle with care! So why do apples bruise? Apples are considered to be one of the most sensitive fruit that one could ever eat. The tissue of the apple is made up of millions of tiny cells; each cell is contained by a cell wall. If you break these cell walls by mishandling the apple or by biting into it, everything inside the cells will spill out. This includes iron-rich chemicals called phenols, enz

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