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5:30am, the sodium lights are still warming up. It is cold, working fast helps the blood get flowing. 40 quart stainless pots are hurriedly placed in large double boilers.  A tray of partly defrosted Totem Strawberries from Oregon are poured into the bottom of each pot.  Following are trays of rhubarb poured on top.  Now each [...]


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A little bit about us...

       Mountain Fruit Co. is a small jamming company located in Chico, CA, which is a small college town against the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California.  We started jarring fruit in the spring of 1997. We had been selling fruit at the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market in San Francisco. The farmer asked us to jar some cherries for him. When the next fruit of the season was ripe, we said “Let’s make a few jars of jam!” So we did! And now, this many years later we’re still making a “few jars of jam”.

 

Your old friends, Allyn & Joyce Johnston


Our Fruit Spreads
Always Apricot A Red Duet

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79% Cooked down California

Apricots

~tangy

78% Cooked down Strawberries

mixed with seedless Raspberry Puree

~ lovely



Berry Blue Fig Pizzazz

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77% Blueberries (more jelly like)
~pancakes
75% Cooked down Black Mission Figs
mixed with blended Oranges

~cheese cracker pizzazz


Oh! Berries Raspberry Tart

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78% Cooked down Marion Berries

(Oregon blackberry variety)

1/3seed reduced

~heap it on toast

76% Cooked down Raspberries

(Oregon & Washington)

1/3 seed reduced

~lively



Rhubarb & Berry Sour Power

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75% Cooked down
Rhubarb &Northwest Strawberries
~unbelievable

75% Cooked down

Sour Cherries & Rhubarb

~wow



Southern Peach Strawberry Gem

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78% Cooked down California
Peaches with a dash of cinnamon
~summer is here

75% Cooked down Northwest

Strawberries

~luscious



The Fig Galaxy True Rhubarb

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75% Cooked down California Black

Mission Figs

~thick and ready for your sauce or

tummy

75% cooked down Washington
Rhubarb

~ old country


Peaches a la Cot Rhubarb Razz

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a little spice, a bit sweeter: 70%

Cooked down Apricots & Peaches

with vanilla, ginger & a drop of

almond extract

~yummy for cream cheese & crepes

a little spice, a bit sweeter: 71%
Cooked down Rhubarb with Seedless
Raspberry Puree, vanilla & dash of
cinnamon

~yogurt & ice-cream