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Fruit & News of the Week: October 23, 2017

This week’s fruit:   Shinko Asian Pear Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor.

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Fruit of the Week: October 16, 2017

Fruit of the Week: Flavor Rich Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Shinko Asian

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 19 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Santa Rosa Plums Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Santa Rose plums are famous for their beautiful dark skin, yellow flesh and are delicious eaten fresh or canned. This variety was developed by Luther Burbank in, you guessed

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