Month: October 2021

Use Wawona’s Plums in a Variety of Dishes!

At Wawona, we take pride in delivering top-quality frozen fruit products, and our carefully crafted plum puree is no exception. We pick only the best California plums for our puree, quick-freezing them at peak ripeness so that our customers get a great product, no matter what season it is. Our puree provides fresh flavor and a signature taste to desserts, entrees, and more.


Whether you’re mixing it in sauces, marinades, or dressings, our plum puree makes it simple and easy to serve great-tasting entrees to your customers. Plums are a sweet complement to meat, seafood, and vegetarian dishes, so no matter what clientele you serve, you can make great use of our puree. Here are just a few ideas for great entrees to make with our plum puree:

  • Pork Shoulder in Morita-Plum Sauce
  • Chicken with Sweet and Sour Plum Sauce
  • Pan-Fried Fish with Plum Sauce
  • Moo Shu Vegetables with Pancakes and Plum Sauce


With our frozen plums, you can make great-tasting smoothies, baked goods, and desserts year-round without having to worry about serving out-of-season fruit to your customers. These plum desserts are perfect for utilizing our puree:

  • Berry Plum Cobbler Smoothie
  • Plum Torte
  • Late Summer Plum Cake
  • Plum Pudding

Are you looking for a simple and easy way to serve your customers high-quality fruit? At Wawona Frozen Foods, we quick-freeze our fruit at peak ripeness so you can serve great-tasting fruit, all year long!

Related: How to Use Our Fruit in Tasty Fall Dishes

Tips to Slash Food Waste

Excessive food waste is a significant problem for restaurant operators. Restaurants that have tremendous food waste could be using their money in a more effective manner. This includes investing in resources to improve the business, such as new technology or advanced appliances.

Food waste also has a major impact on costs. Restaurants that utilize efficient strategies to control food waste will experience lower costs and greater profit margin on their sales.

Here are six tips to cut down on food waste:

  • Upgrade Equipment
  • Limit Portions
  • Review Menu Items
  • Stock Ingredients Efficiently
  • Communicate with your Distributor
  • Increase Donations

Contact Wawona Frozen Foods for more ideas on how to improve your restaurant! Located in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley, Wawona Frozen Foods specializes in growing and processing the highest quality fresh frozen fruit products for food manufacturers, foodservice distributors, restaurants and resorts, supermarkets and schools.

For more detailed information about these strategies, please read on at Consolidated Food Service.

Use Wawona’s Fruit in Fall Dishes!

The end of summer means cooler weather and saying goodbye to the pool and beach, but there’s something to be said about the coming of fall and the amazing fruit dishes of the season. Fall is the perfect time to create fruit dishes for your customers, from fruit salad to peach cobbler!

Related: Offer a Perfectly Fruity Fall

Peach cobbler is one of the go-to desserts when the fall weather starts to hit, and while finding fresh peaches now is challenging, flash-frozen peaches let you make the perfect dish without sacrificing flavor, quality, or nutrients!

Fruit salad is another customer favorite during the fall season, and you don’t have to stick with traditional fruit salad ingredients like apples and grapes—try spicing things up for your menu by creating dishes with pineapplestrawberriesblueberries, and pears!

Wawona’s mixed fruit blend is the perfect package for creating fall dishes from desserts and side dishes to the main course! Filled with peaches, white peaches, strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, and honeydew, you can create new menu items that embrace the fall flavor and are sure to satisfy even the pickiest of guests!

Now’s the time to add fall fruit dishes to your menu—Get your samples from Wawona today!

Offer a Perfectly Fruity Fall

What’s better than juicy, ripe fruit in the during fall? This is the philosophy we operate on at Wawona Frozen Foods, ready to provide you and your business with the very best in delicious ingredients.

If you’re considering which fruit-based recipes to prioritize on your menu, look below to see what’s in season and in demand:

Fruits Currently In Season

The value of fruit-based drinks, such as juices and smoothies, reached a whopping $10 billion by the end of 2020Customers slogging through sweltering hot weather are going to be eager for your restaurant to quench their thirst.

Ingredients we provide include:

  • Pears
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Blueberries
  • Pineapples
  • & more…

What are the most popular fruit-based drink recipes? There are a few classics you can fall back on to ensure you’re meeting your customers’ needs.

  • Cold pear cider
  • Peaches, Pineapple, & Blueberry smoothies
  • Spicy pineapple margaritas
  • Pear and peach slushies

Give your customers a reason to come back by contacting Wawona to stock up on the best frozen fruit!

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