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Stuffed olives, Gourmet Olives, Penna Olives, Fresh Olives

Promise of Fall Harvest Achieved

The promise of a fall harvest has been fulfilled. June drop has come and gone and we did not see the tree release much fruit. That not to say it did not drop some fruit but thanks in part to … Continue reading

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2012 Olive Crop part 2

Just a quick update to all of our followers on the 2012 olive crop. As Many of you know from our previous reports, M&CP Farms has a good handle on this years crop. Not much can affect the 2012 crop … Continue reading

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Promise of Fall Harvest, part 2

The 2011 Crop was not only a small crop in terms of the amount of fruit produced but it was also a small olive crop in terms of the size of the fruit. The Penna’s did a couple things different this year … Continue reading

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Promise of Fall Harvest

Four days ago the olive buds we showed you a couple weeks ago started to open. The bloom will last for another 7-10 days. The petals have already started to fall and infertile flowers will fall off through out the blooming … Continue reading

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Not Another Cowboy Candy

This event is now closed, thank you for your participation. Keep watching Facebook and our blog for more new products that you can name and win. Do you love the jalapeno flavor but not the heat?  The sweet and tangy brine knocks the … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market

What is it that draws a crowd to the local Farmer’s Markets? Is it the fresh produce? Or maybe it is a chance to get off the couch and socialize. With so many people turning to social media outlets to socialize, it … Continue reading

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Wasteful Spending on a New Level

Did you read the article a few months back about the US Government sending financial aid to Morocco to help boost their economy and increase olive production? Many California Olive growers were struggling to survive long before the economy turned … Continue reading

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Sicilian Olive Salad

 Sicilian Olive Salad Ingredients: 5 lbs. Whole Sicilian Olives 1/2 Tbs. Anise 1 Tbs. Crushed Red Pepper 3 oz. Wine Vinegar (or substitute for your favorite flavor of Vinegar) 5 oz. Olive Oil 1/2 Large Onion (chunked) 1/2 Large Red … Continue reading

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Cheese Dip

Many of you are familiar with our Parmesan-Asiago Cheese Dip, and some of you are not. We have given you the opportunity to win some on our previous blog posting and a few of you have signed up, but just in case you … Continue reading

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2012 Olive Crop

Many of our loyal Fresh Olive Customers are already starting to call in and inquire about the 2012 Olive Crop. While it is to soon to say for sure, I can tell you that after looking at the bus on … Continue reading

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Say Cheese – Parmesan Asiago Cheese

Giveaway – 5 winners will receive 1 jar of Penna’s Parmesan Asiago Spread.  Open to US residents 18 yrs of age or older.  You must enter on the Rafflecopter form .  This Give-a-way will end on March 31, 2012 at … Continue reading

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Parmesan Asiago Cheese

Asiago Do you know why Parmesan and Asiago cheeses are great when blended together? Asiago cheese is and Italian cow’s milk cheese that changes texture dependent on aging it is used at all stages. It has a nice smooth texture when it … Continue reading

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USDA Food Tracking

The following information is from the USDA for the full article click here! Rest assured M&CP Farms is doing everything possible to stay ahead of the policy makers and we should have a nice system in place that will exceed the … Continue reading

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Bulk Olives

Small and large businesses alike can benefit from selling our olives. We are able to be very aggressive when pricing our Bulk Olives since we are the grower, processor and packer. This means we are the only one to handle the olives … Continue reading

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Wholesale Olives

Small and large businesses alike can benefit from selling our olives. We are able to be very aggressive when pricing our Wholesale Olives since we are the grower, processor and packer. This means we are the only one to handle the olives … Continue reading

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Stuffed Olives | Gourmet Olives | Buy Olives | Fresh Olives

Stuffed Olives | Gourmet Olives | Buy Olives | Fresh Olives Penna Olives are the worlds best olives for several reasons. Not only are they grown, processed and packed right at M&CP Farms in Northern California, but they incorporate old … Continue reading

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