During the Summer we know that there are lots of reasons for people get together in Hawaii. From birthdays to family gatherings to BBQ's with friends there is always a reason and there is always plenty of food. I know that many of you come to Foodland and buy our meat from our partners at Certified Angus Beef®. As more of you have tried and liked the brand I do get asked what makes it so good and how do you know it is such good quality?
We’re working with farmers who think the same way we do here at Foodland - that taste is number one. These growers are the best and they leave the fruit on the trees longer, so the fruit actually ripens on the tree. That really allows the fruit to have a higher sugar content. So the fruit that you’ll find in our stores this summer will be the sweetest fruit available anywhere. The sweetest apples, cherries, berries, melons, peaches, pineapples, and a whole lot more that your family will ... more »
Have you tried cooking with coconut oil yet?
It has become a staple in my house, but often when I tell people about this wonderful oil, I hear something to the effect of, “aren’t tropical oils bad for you?” I also heard a lot about coconut oil being high in saturated fat, which didn’t sound good either.
One of our favorite Hawaii Grown fruits is in season and on sale this week at your local Foodland and Sack N Save stores. Grown by the Kona Dragon Fruit Company on the Big Island, this beautiful Dragon Fruit comes in shades of green, red, purple, and pink. The flesh of the fruit inside can range from purple, pink, red and even white with tiny edible black seeds.
The sweet flavor and texture is similar to that of a kiwi mixed with a pear, but you really have to try it for yourself ... more »
A couple of months ago, a group of thirty volunteers from our Foodland and Sack N Save ohana returned to Maʻo Farms in Waianae’s Lualualei Valley for our much anticipated quarterly GIVE day (Get Involved, Volunteer Environmentally). We all looked forward to spending the morning working in the fields planting, weeding and harvesting, but more importantly reconnecting with the knowledgeable and passionate student interns and staff at Maʻo. Since this was our fourth visit over the past ... more »
We were so honored and excited to find out that you voted Foodland Hawaii’s Best Poke once again, that we wanted to learn from you, which of our stores you thought made the best poke in Hawaii and which variety was your favorite!
How excited all of us here at Foodland are that you have voted us Hawaii’s Best Grocery Store in the Honolulu Star Advertiser's People's Choice Awards - AGAIN. Your confidence and support is heartwarming, humbling, and thrilling — all at the same time. For a local company like ours, there is no greater honor than to have those people we work so hard to serve, tell us they think we are the best. Mahalo to each and every one of you. We feel truly blessed to have such great ... more »
With all the beautiful sunny weather we've had recently, our local lychee farmers have been sharing news that the sunny days have made for a good lychee season. We've worked with several Hawaii farms to bring you sweet and juicy lychee that is perfect to enjoy on these hot summer days.
Whether you like them served nice and cold, or even frozen, these sweet treats are both fragrant and refreshing. Peeling the unique shell off of these fruits is a little bit of a challenge, but the ... more »
Cigar lovers can puff on premium cigars and enjoy fine spirits, wines and beers at our Ashton Cigars event on Saturday, June 9th at the Gentry Pacific Design Center. On hand will be special guest Chip Goldeen, Director of Sales Worldwide for Ashton.
Mahalo to everyone who participated in Foodland’s Bag Up Hunger program. Together, through your donations at checkout, $10,000 support from Unilever, and coins collected at our Change Angels event near Market City, a total of $58,577.25 was collected for Hawaii’s food banks to support the thousands of people who are hungry in Hawaii. We are truly amazed that nearly $11,000 more was raised this year as compared to last year!