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Produce

Produce

broccoli-thumbProduce Express carries a variety of organic and conventionally grown produce from small family farmers and growers to supply our customers with the freshest local, seasonal produce throughout the year. We send our experienced buyer to the San Francisco market six nights a week to personally select our specialty produce items. We take great pride in being able to procure almost any specialty item overnight.

Limes

Limes

Like lemons, Limes are too acidic to eat out of hand, but their juice can used to brighten the flavor of other ingredients.

Mango

Mango

The mango, considered a tropical fruit, is a flattened to oblong fruit with colorful skin
and sweet, orange-red flesh.

Mustard - Red Frisee

Mustard - Red Frisee

Red Frisee Mustard has heavily serrated oak leaf-shaped deep purple leaves with a pale green stem.

Papaya

Papaya

The Hawaiian papaya is pear shaped, weighs about a pound and has yellow skin when ripe.

Pea - English

Pea - English

The arrival of the freshly picked green peas is a telltale sign of spring. The tender, sweet, plump peas must be shucked from their inedible pods and can be eaten raw or cooked.

Pea - Sno

Pea - Sno

Favored for its crisp, sweet pod than its tiny peas, the flat shape of the Sno Pea makes it easy to distinguish from other edible pea pods, like the Sugar Snap Pea.

Pea, Snap

Pea, Snap

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.

Pear - Seckel

Pear - Seckel

Seckel pears are the sweetest variety we carry. They are petite, with a chubby, round body, small neck, and short stem.

Pineapple

Pineapple

Pineapples are a large plump fruit with a distinct protective outer skin and a crown of spiny leaves.

Pomegranate

Pomegranate

A softball sized fruit with an interior like no other. The clusters of the edible juicy seeds are randomly encased in a creamy white membrane.

Pummelo aka Pommelo and Pomelo

Pummelo aka Pommelo and Pomelo

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.

Quince

Quince

Quince resembles a large, lumpy yellow pear. This highly aromatic fruit gives off a musky-wild tropical-like perfume.

Ramps

Ramps

This wild onion grows from Canada to the Carolinas and resembles a scallion with broad leaves.

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

A centuries old vegetable that is often used as a fruit, Rhubarb appears in late winter from greenhouses, then field grown throughout the spring and early summer.

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