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Offline dmcavanagh

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Re: Jersey Fresh Crushed Tomatoes-just tried them, awesome!Anyone else?
« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2013, 03:23:43 PM »
I don't have access to Jersey Fresh, they are not sold where I live, however, a very well known name in NYC pizza circles tried Jersey Fresh and Sclafani side by side for me and his opion was that the Sclafani's were better. They could both be from the same canner and harvest, might be slightly different consistency, no body knows! If you like them, buy them. Another very good brand of canned Jersey grown tomatoes is La Fede. I just recently tried them, they are sold in my area through Shop-Rite Markets. Seems as though Jersey tomatoes rank right up there with the best of Italy or California.



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« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2013, 03:46:41 PM »
Fantastic heads up, Dave. Thanks.

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Re: Jersey Fresh Crushed Tomatoes-just tried them, awesome!Anyone else?
« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2013, 08:37:42 PM »
Scalfani,  la fede, jersey fresh
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Re: Jersey Fresh Crushed Tomatoes-just tried them, awesome!Anyone else?
« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2013, 06:22:55 AM »
Thanks John, that comfirms my other source. I opened a can of La Fede last evening for pizza, excellent flavor and aroma, just a tad thinner than Sclafani, sure as hell wouldn't hesitate to use either one.

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« Reply #25 on: September 30, 2013, 04:11:33 PM »
I opened a can of Jersey Fresh today, first time I've been able to obtain them. Not much taste to them IMO, and although it's not a deal breaker for me, they are LOADED with seeds, which some people don't care for. Not in the same league with Sclafani or LaFede, and they were no cheaper!

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« Reply #26 on: September 30, 2013, 04:27:20 PM »
Here's an article about them:

http://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=14822

Looks like they're canned by Violet/Don Pepino, which is a high-quality outfit.  I'd pick up a can or 2 if I saw them!

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I am lucky enough to live in NJ and have access to these great tomatoes.  I love Sclafani and Jersey Fresh for NY style pizza.  I suspect Don Pepinos are great as well.

Mary Ann
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