Bockwurst sausage on a cutting board

When many people think of spring they think flowers. While that’s understandable, right now we’re thinking sausage. Bockwurst specifically, a German sausage traditionally served around Lent and Easter. Each spring for a limited time, our butchers recreate Joe Heinen’s original Bockwurst recipe to dish out the tasty sausage made of veal (yes, veal!), pork, spring...
OhioRed tomatoes packaged for shipping

Fresh, local tomatoes in March? We know what you’re thinking — there’s no way. But at NatureFresh™ Farms, located in northwest Ohio, tomatoes are in season all year long. Using state-of-the-art technology in their 45-acre greenhouse, they are able to produce a wide variety of OhioRed™ tomatoes that are available to purchase at Heinen’s just...
Roasted Turkey

It's time to choose your turkey and you can trust Heinen's selection of premium Turkeys. Plainville Turkeys are Heinen's premium choice for Thanksgiving. Available options include antibiotic free and organic, ensuring that the meat is naturally moist and flavorful. Plainville provides the highest quality turkeys that are sure to be the center of attention at your Thanksgiving...
Organic Baby Sweet Potatoes

Did you know? Sweet potatoes are native to Central and South America. They are one of the oldest known vegetables and are believed to have been consumed in prehistoric times as evidenced by sweet potato relics discovered in ancient Peruvian caves. Christopher Columbus is even rumored to have brought sweet potatoes back to Europe following his first voyage to the New...
Holiday Grape Growers

Our friends at Columbine Vineyards really know their grapes. And we’re not talking about your everyday grape enthusiasts, we're talking about some serious grape heads. It all started in 1926, when Marin Caratan, the founder of Columbine Vineyards, harvested his first crop of premium table grapes in Delano California. Since then, the Caratan family and...
Mini Pumpkins

The leaves on the trees are slowly beginning to change color and, for many, autumn decorating is in full swing. After a sunshine-filled summer, we're reluctantly beginning to retire the patio furniture for the year and swapping out our window screens for winter storm windows. We've also started decorating for the season with some help from our local Heinen's Grocery Store....
Fall Cooking Ingredients

One of our favorite signs of the season is a wide selection of seasonal pumpkin-flavored products. For us, fall brings welcome change but none more welcome than our favorite pumpkin-flavored items across our grocery aisles as well as fresh-baked items found in our bakeries. From our always-anticipated pumpkin rolls that are available for a short time each fall to...