Produce Express is an advocate of the "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" concept and has established relationships with a variety of farms for the purpose of supporting local farmers and offering our customers the fresh fruits and vegetables grown by these farmers.
Resembling a top heavy, ivory colored carrot with a sweet, nutty flavor, parsnips are a traditional winter vegetable. Cold weather is responsible for the flavor as the cold turns the starches into sugars.
Bright green and sweet, string-less sugar snap peas have a crisp, edible pod. Resembling miniature versions of common green pea pods, sugar snap peas are not only tender and entirely edible, but quite sweet and juicy as well.
Perhaps the most useful and commonly available variety for cooking., a ripe Bosc will still be firm with dense, tender flesh that is honey-sweet, rich and aromatic and will give ever so slightly when gently pressed.
The habanero pepper, with its terrific heat, its hint-of-citrus flavor and its flowery aroma has once again become a well-loved ingredient in many preparations including hot sauces and other spicy foods.
Relatives of the peach, nectarine and almond, plums are the most diverse group of stone fruit. Their color ranges from green through yellow to red, purple and blue, their flavor from very sweet to sour.
The pummelo is a large oversized sweet, mild grapefruit, weighing 2-3 pounds each with thick skin, white flesh and tart flavor. It has very little, or none, of the common grapefruit's bitterness, but the pith around the segments is bitter.
Cinderella Pumpkins are a unique French heirloom whose correct name is "Rouge vif D'Etampes". It is a deep orange pumpkin that is quite flat, with thick walls, pronounced ribs that are sweet, moist and custard like.