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Late Winter / Early Spring Means Only One Thing. The Kents are coming! The Kents are coming!

FRESH MANGOES 101

If you don’t already know how I feel about Kent mangoes, check it out here. That out of the way, keep reading!! If you happen to be perusing this post in February or March, then GREAT because I’m here to tell you to keep your eyes open at the market because Kents are starting to [...]

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Costco Gets Mango Labeling Just Right!!!

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In an earlier post, I praised Whole Foods for an instance of superb mango labeling;  now I must also give similar praise to Costco! As a quick backgrounder on the issue, I am an advocate of more thorough labeling of mangoes in supermarkets.  This is because:   1)  There is a great difference in taste [...]

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A Gorgeous Blue Ribbon for Whole Foods

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Wow.  I have not one, but two reasons to give a big, bold shout-out of appreciation to Whole Foods Markets. 1)  They recently offered ORGANIC Kents at $1.50 apiece. Enough said!  (January 2011) 2)  They did something *very* cool with labeling that I have not seen other stores do. First, some back story about PLUs  [...]

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Ode to Trader Joe’s

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One thing is certain.  *Somebody* at Trader Joe’s pays attention to mangoes.  They are a small format store, and I truly appreciate just how many mango products they offer. Take a look at this awesome sample: And these yummies are just a start.   Now.  I don’t work for Trader Joe’s or accept bribes or anything [...]

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