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Figs: Rancho product of the month

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The month of May has us thinking about flowers, and none more so than the ageless beauty that is the fig, although the blossom is inside the fruit!

While fresh and ripe figs are a delicate treat, drying this beautiful fruit increases the outstanding nutritional benefits and extends storage and availability (which in fresh fruit is a matter of days).
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A greener food distribution system

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Environmental awareness has always been a core value in our personal lives and business practices.

As a direct-to-consumer wholesale distribution company, we make it attractive and economical for our customers to buy in bulk case lots, an easy way to help eliminate the wasteful use of materials and resources in the production of retail-sized packaging. Read more on “A greener food distribution system” »

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Serendip Organic Macadamia Plantation, Rancho Vignola’s Australian organic macadamia nut supplier

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We had the great pleasure here at Rancho Vignola to welcome Christine and Colin Rijks of Serendip Organic Macadamia Plantation of Australia’s east coast.

Sue and Natalia Vignola spent a lovely Sunday afternoon touring the visiting couple around a few Lake Country wineries, then Rancho Vignola’s offices and warehouse the next day.
Read more on “Serendip Organic Macadamia Plantation, Rancho Vignola’s Australian organic macadamia nut supplier” »

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Rancho welcomes Rainer Schalk of Austria’s Schalk-Muehle, our organic pumpkin seed supplier!

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Rancho Vignola had the honour to meet and spend an afternoon recently with the supplier of our delicious organic pumpkin seeds, Rainer Schalk, CEO of Schalk-Muehle.

In Canada for the CHFA West Trade Show and Conference in Vancouver, we were delighted that he drove to Armstrong to visit us, tour the Rancho Vignola facility and enjoy lunch.
Read more on “Rancho welcomes Rainer Schalk of Austria’s Schalk-Muehle, our organic pumpkin seed supplier!” »

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Hemp seeds: Rancho product of the month

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This month’s star of our show is the wonderfully tasty and nutritious hemp seed.

You may also be familiar with the terms “hemp seed hearts” and “hemp nuts.”

Hemp seeds make an excellent addition to salads, mixed with yogurt, added to smoothies and even used as a dairy-free milk alternative!
Read more on “Hemp seeds: Rancho product of the month” »

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Chef Heidi Fink’s cooking class ~ Flavours of the Exotic

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Visiting one of Chef Heidi Fink’s cooking classes can be a little bit like taking a trip to an exotic country.

In fact the class, which was held Saturday, February 25, in Victoria’s London Chef Cooking School, and co-sponsored by Rancho Vignola, was appropriately entitled Flavours of the Exotic and featured the sort of unique dishes you’d find in far-off lands!
Read more on “Chef Heidi Fink’s cooking class ~ Flavours of the Exotic” »

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Spring Clearance Sale now open! Are you ready? 

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No order minimums! Amazing and combinable discounts! Super Special pricing on select products!

It’s that time of the year once again: we’re clearing out our warehouse to make way for the upcoming season. This is the last chance you have to order before the new crop arrives in the fall. Make sure to get your order in as soon as you can.
Read more on “Spring Clearance Sale now open! Are you ready? ” »

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Sue’s Nutritious Breakfast Smoothie

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Do you know one of the best ways of getting a whole bunch of super nutritious foods into your daily diet is by mixing up a smoothie for breakfast?

I’ve been enjoying a magnesium-rich, high-protein smoothie this winter, and it’s the first time I’ve found something that doesn’t spike my blood sugar but keeps me full and satisfied until at least lunchtime!
Read more on “Sue’s Nutritious Breakfast Smoothie” »

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Comforting Cashew Cream of Squash Soup

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When I woke up this morning the thermometer told me it was -28˚C outside, brrr!

Digging through my recipes for something hot, satisfying, delicious and easy to make for dinner, I remembered this recipe, which fits the bill perfectly.

If you have a hankering for soup, give this recipe a try.

I’ve made it a few times now and have never been disappointed!
Read more on “Comforting Cashew Cream of Squash Soup” »

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Merry Christmas!

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Once again we have closed up shop for the year! The warehouse is silent and our hard-working team has taken off on a variety of holiday adventures.

Most have gone home to their families, but hopefully they’re all getting outside and enjoying that beautiful Okanagan winter sunshine! The time off is very much deserved.
Read more on “Merry Christmas!” »

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Figs: Rancho product of the month

Posted by & filed under article.

The month of May has us thinking about flowers, and none more so than the ageless beauty that is the fig, although the blossom is inside the fruit!

While fresh and ripe figs are a delicate treat, drying this beautiful fruit increases the outstanding nutritional benefits and extends storage and availability (which in fresh fruit is a matter of days).
Read more on “Figs: Rancho product of the month” »

Tags: , , , , , ,


A greener food distribution system

Posted by & filed under article.

Environmental awareness has always been a core value in our personal lives and business practices.

As a direct-to-consumer wholesale distribution company, we make it attractive and economical for our customers to buy in bulk case lots, an easy way to help eliminate the wasteful use of materials and resources in the production of retail-sized packaging. Read more on “A greener food distribution system” »

Tags: , , , , ,


Serendip Organic Macadamia Plantation, Rancho Vignola’s Australian organic macadamia nut supplier

Posted by & filed under article.

We had the great pleasure here at Rancho Vignola to welcome Christine and Colin Rijks of Serendip Organic Macadamia Plantation of Australia’s east coast.

Sue and Natalia Vignola spent a lovely Sunday afternoon touring the visiting couple around a few Lake Country wineries, then Rancho Vignola’s offices and warehouse the next day.
Read more on “Serendip Organic Macadamia Plantation, Rancho Vignola’s Australian organic macadamia nut supplier” »

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Rancho welcomes Rainer Schalk of Austria’s Schalk-Muehle, our organic pumpkin seed supplier!

Posted by & filed under article.

Rancho Vignola had the honour to meet and spend an afternoon recently with the supplier of our delicious organic pumpkin seeds, Rainer Schalk, CEO of Schalk-Muehle.

In Canada for the CHFA West Trade Show and Conference in Vancouver, we were delighted that he drove to Armstrong to visit us, tour the Rancho Vignola facility and enjoy lunch.
Read more on “Rancho welcomes Rainer Schalk of Austria’s Schalk-Muehle, our organic pumpkin seed supplier!” »

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Hemp seeds: Rancho product of the month

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

This month’s star of our show is the wonderfully tasty and nutritious hemp seed.

You may also be familiar with the terms “hemp seed hearts” and “hemp nuts.”

Hemp seeds make an excellent addition to salads, mixed with yogurt, added to smoothies and even used as a dairy-free milk alternative!
Read more on “Hemp seeds: Rancho product of the month” »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,


Chef Heidi Fink’s cooking class ~ Flavours of the Exotic

Posted by & filed under article.

Visiting one of Chef Heidi Fink’s cooking classes can be a little bit like taking a trip to an exotic country.

In fact the class, which was held Saturday, February 25, in Victoria’s London Chef Cooking School, and co-sponsored by Rancho Vignola, was appropriately entitled Flavours of the Exotic and featured the sort of unique dishes you’d find in far-off lands!
Read more on “Chef Heidi Fink’s cooking class ~ Flavours of the Exotic” »

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Spring Clearance Sale now open! Are you ready? 

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

No order minimums! Amazing and combinable discounts! Super Special pricing on select products!

It’s that time of the year once again: we’re clearing out our warehouse to make way for the upcoming season. This is the last chance you have to order before the new crop arrives in the fall. Make sure to get your order in as soon as you can.
Read more on “Spring Clearance Sale now open! Are you ready? ” »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,


Sue’s Nutritious Breakfast Smoothie

Posted by & filed under recipe.

Do you know one of the best ways of getting a whole bunch of super nutritious foods into your daily diet is by mixing up a smoothie for breakfast?

I’ve been enjoying a magnesium-rich, high-protein smoothie this winter, and it’s the first time I’ve found something that doesn’t spike my blood sugar but keeps me full and satisfied until at least lunchtime!
Read more on “Sue’s Nutritious Breakfast Smoothie” »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Comforting Cashew Cream of Squash Soup

Posted by & filed under recipe, video.


When I woke up this morning the thermometer told me it was -28˚C outside, brrr!

Digging through my recipes for something hot, satisfying, delicious and easy to make for dinner, I remembered this recipe, which fits the bill perfectly.

If you have a hankering for soup, give this recipe a try.

I’ve made it a few times now and have never been disappointed!
Read more on “Comforting Cashew Cream of Squash Soup” »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Merry Christmas!

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Once again we have closed up shop for the year! The warehouse is silent and our hard-working team has taken off on a variety of holiday adventures.

Most have gone home to their families, but hopefully they’re all getting outside and enjoying that beautiful Okanagan winter sunshine! The time off is very much deserved.
Read more on “Merry Christmas!” »

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