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Cashews: Rancho product of the week

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Growth and Production The cashew nut, while native to Brazil, is now commonly cultivated in 32 countries around the world. They are very sensitive to frost, moisture and cooler climates; they can’t even tolerate California, thus they are not grown in the USA. The traditional cashew tree can grow up to fourteen metres tall; however,… Read more »


Almonds: Rancho product of the week

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Growth and Production Approximately 80% of the world’s almond crops are harvested from the drought-stricken state of California. They are ranked as California’s top agricultural export and largest tree nut crop in both dollar value and land usage. With close to 900,000 acres of mature orchards in the Central Valley, almonds are a crop that… Read more »


2015 wholesale season, here we come!

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Welcome to the beginning of our 2015 wholesale season and 35th anniversary! We’ve had a busy few weeks talking to the people who grow and produce the many delicious products we carry, we’re hearing great things about this year’s crops and we’re excited to be bringing another harvest to you. We’re also excited to announce… Read more »


Contest: Fuel for your body

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Since the beginning of time, nuts and dried fruits have been a staple food for humans. Walnuts were considered food of the gods by the early Romans, and almonds were among the first plants to be cultivated. Drying and dehydration were the earliest forms of food preservation: hunters and gatherers collected sun-dried fruits fallen from… Read more »


Contest: Recipe of the year

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Over the years we have been able to put together an incredible collection of recipes for our readers to enjoy. It is one of our favourite sections at the website and we really believe there is something for everyone. So many memories are made in the kitchen, and many family traditions have solid foundations built… Read more »


What is a superfood anyway?

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The term “superfood” was coined by the health food industry to help consumers identify foods that are nutritionally dense and offer dietary benefits. There is speculation that the term drives sales of exotic (read: expensive) imported foods which don’t necessarily have more nutritional value over their North American or local counterparts. While there are no… Read more »


2015 MusicFest memories

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Thanks to everyone who braved the rain and came out to Courtenay/Comox Valley to celebrate another MusicFest! Brilliant performances by so many great musicians from BC, across Canada and the globe meant that we could forget the rain and get lost in the magic of the music. Thanks also to our friendly customers who stopped… Read more »


Top 10 spring snacks

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Spring is in full swing and the weather is getting hot. There always seem to be certain recipes that really jump out at you when you are lacking a bit of energy. Here are 10 simple Rancho recipes to satisfy your hunger and give you an energy boost. Try one today when you’re busy and… Read more »


Almond bloom

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As we’re watching the blooming of the new crops, we’re also in the thick of our Spring Clearance Sale. With only ten days left, and product is selling out quickly, be sure to get your order in soon! There are still lots of sale items available and volume discounts to take advantage of. The almond… Read more »


Ten ways to use Rancho’s Breakfast Mix

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The countdown is on to our Spring Clearance Sale. From March 1st to 15th, you can enjoy up to 50% off Rancho Vignola products! • No ordering minimum. • Free shipping on orders over $300 (some exceptions apply). • Limited quantities available ~ first come, first served.



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Posts Categorized: article

Cashews: Rancho product of the week

Posted by & filed under article.

Growth and Production The cashew nut, while native to Brazil, is now commonly cultivated in 32 countries around the world. They are very sensitive to frost, moisture and cooler climates; they can’t even tolerate California, thus they are not grown in the USA. The traditional cashew tree can grow up to fourteen metres tall; however,… Read more »


Almonds: Rancho product of the week

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Growth and Production Approximately 80% of the world’s almond crops are harvested from the drought-stricken state of California. They are ranked as California’s top agricultural export and largest tree nut crop in both dollar value and land usage. With close to 900,000 acres of mature orchards in the Central Valley, almonds are a crop that… Read more »


2015 wholesale season, here we come!

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Welcome to the beginning of our 2015 wholesale season and 35th anniversary! We’ve had a busy few weeks talking to the people who grow and produce the many delicious products we carry, we’re hearing great things about this year’s crops and we’re excited to be bringing another harvest to you. We’re also excited to announce… Read more »


Contest: Fuel for your body

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Since the beginning of time, nuts and dried fruits have been a staple food for humans. Walnuts were considered food of the gods by the early Romans, and almonds were among the first plants to be cultivated. Drying and dehydration were the earliest forms of food preservation: hunters and gatherers collected sun-dried fruits fallen from… Read more »


Contest: Recipe of the year

Posted by & filed under article.

Over the years we have been able to put together an incredible collection of recipes for our readers to enjoy. It is one of our favourite sections at the website and we really believe there is something for everyone. So many memories are made in the kitchen, and many family traditions have solid foundations built… Read more »


What is a superfood anyway?

Posted by & filed under article.

The term “superfood” was coined by the health food industry to help consumers identify foods that are nutritionally dense and offer dietary benefits. There is speculation that the term drives sales of exotic (read: expensive) imported foods which don’t necessarily have more nutritional value over their North American or local counterparts. While there are no… Read more »


2015 MusicFest memories

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Thanks to everyone who braved the rain and came out to Courtenay/Comox Valley to celebrate another MusicFest! Brilliant performances by so many great musicians from BC, across Canada and the globe meant that we could forget the rain and get lost in the magic of the music. Thanks also to our friendly customers who stopped… Read more »


Top 10 spring snacks

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Spring is in full swing and the weather is getting hot. There always seem to be certain recipes that really jump out at you when you are lacking a bit of energy. Here are 10 simple Rancho recipes to satisfy your hunger and give you an energy boost. Try one today when you’re busy and… Read more »


Almond bloom

Posted by & filed under article.

As we’re watching the blooming of the new crops, we’re also in the thick of our Spring Clearance Sale. With only ten days left, and product is selling out quickly, be sure to get your order in soon! There are still lots of sale items available and volume discounts to take advantage of. The almond… Read more »


Ten ways to use Rancho’s Breakfast Mix

Posted by & filed under article.

The countdown is on to our Spring Clearance Sale. From March 1st to 15th, you can enjoy up to 50% off Rancho Vignola products! • No ordering minimum. • Free shipping on orders over $300 (some exceptions apply). • Limited quantities available ~ first come, first served.