I was so fortunate to get to travel through India a few years ago on a tea buying trip…it was an amazing experience that opened my mind up to a new culture and an exciting new world of flavors. One of my most vibrant memories of India is the way it smelled. Hints of cardamom, cinnamon, and curry just seemed to waft through the air and hint at flavors that I just couldn’t wait to try.
Whenever I cook up an Indian meal it’s those spices that take me back to the tea fields of ... more »
Vitamin C is often the first thing that comes to one’s mind when you think of citrus fruit. Vitamin C helps shorten the duration of colds and protecting the body from damaging effects of free radicals. The most common and popular citrus fruit is the Navel Orange. We are fortunate to have both Big Island and mainland grown Navel Oranges available at our stores. While the Navel Orange is always a hit, don’t be afraid to try some of these other delicious citrus fruit varieties available ... more »
Did you know that if Hawaii were hit by a natural disaster, we would only have only two to three weeks supply of food – and that’s not considering that people would begin hoarding the minute that fear of the disaster hit! In the aftermath of a frenzy of people buying all they could, Hawaii’s food supply could last only a few days!
As we kick off our annual Shop For Higher Education program this month, helping Hawaii’s students achieve their dreams of attending college couldn’t be easier. Stop by our store, select one of the 85 participating schools, and then shop with your Maika’i card. We’ll do the rest. Every time you shop through March 29th, your favorite school will earn points towards scholarships for their seniors. It’s all so ... more »
Flowers come in a rainbow of beautiful colors, but did you know that specific flower colors relate to certain emotions and moods? Here are some of the meanings behind the colors of flowers:
- Yellow: symbolizes happiness, friendship, enthusiasm, luxury, and pride.
- Red: symbolizes the feeling of emotions like love and passion.
- Orange: symbolizes satisfaction, confidence and passion for ... more »
Some of our customers have been curious to the benefits of registering on the Foodland.com website. I wanted to take a moment to explain all the benefits and answer any questions you might have.
The first benefit to registering on the website is that you can choose your favorite store. Once you have picked your favorite store, our system will remember that when you ... more »
We have another line of T-Shirts joining the Foodland family! The two new shirts are based on our “Local Slang” reusable bag design. The “Local Mo’ Bettah” T-Shirt has a big, colorful block of different local terms and sayings on the back with “Local Mo’ Bettah” proudly printed in green on the front.
The best part of Super Bowl Sunday for me personally is the gathering of all my friends and family and sharing of good food and drinks.
Somehow, at my SuperBowl parties, beer always seems to take center stage.
Here's what I'll be serving to my Super Bowl friends this year:
It always amazes us and warms our hearts that our customers are so generous and kind in supporting those in need during the holidays each year. This past holiday season, through your donations at checkout, we were able to provide more than $96,000 in holiday meals to Hawaii’s families!
Thank you so much on behalf of Foodland, The Salvation Army and the thousands of families who benefited from your thoughtfulness.