• So, You Think You Know Wasabi? Think Again!

    So, you think you know wasabi? Most wasabi paste you see on the shelves isn’t even wasabi at all. In fact, you’d be lucky to find more than 1% of real wasabi powder in the ingredients. Most of what we consume in the U.S. is a green horseradish paste meant to mimic the bite of real wasabi.

    True wasabi comes from a leafy, green plant that requires full shade and an abundance of water.

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  • Your Guide to Apple Season at Jungle Jim’s

    • Posted: 10/12/2018
    • Categories: Produce

    Autumn is here and with it comes a wealth of seasonal fruits and vegetables. The most popular fruit now in season is, of course, the apple! Many people look forward to October because it’s a great month for picking apples, baking apple pies, or making fresh apple cider, all of which are treasured fall traditions shared by many. However, with the wide array of apple variants and relatively little explanation as to their differences, shopping for apples can be stupefying!

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  • Easy No-Cook Appetizers to Impress Any Guest This Summer


    Throwing a party can be tough. You want everything to go off without a hitch, and often this means that you get pulled in every direction. Refilling drinks, cleaning up used paper plates, showing guests to the bathroom, it’s a lot to do! That’s why we’ve compiled this list of easy no-cook party foods! These easy dishes are simple enough to come together in 15 minutes (or less), can be prepared ahead of time,

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  • South Carolina Freestone Peaches Arrive in Time for Fourth

    • Posted: 7/2/2018
    • Categories: Produce

    You asked, and we listened. We’re excited to announce that our most popular produce is here just in time for the Fourth of July! Starting now, Cooley Farms South Carolina freestone peaches are back at Jungle Jim’s for the summer season!


    Located in South Carolina, Cooley Farms is widely known and well-loved by customers. In fact, many locals have been visiting the “peach shed,” as it was originally called, for decades.

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  • In Season For a Limited Time – Sumo Citrus (Basically The Sweetest Orange Ever)

    • Posted: 1/11/2018
    • Categories: Produce

    ​Sumo Citrus has arrived at Jungle Jim’s, and just in time! Regardless of how low the temperature gets outside, this California grown, Mandarin Orange varietal will bring memories of summer flooding back as soon as you start to remove the peel.

    First introduced in the late 1970’s, Jungle Jim’s was, at one time, the farthest east you could purchase this juicy, sweet, and surprisingly easy going citrus. Packed with flavor, the name is derived from its signature bump,

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  • Holidays at the Jungle – It’s Easy Bein’ Green…

    ​With over 12 feet of shelf space dedicated to these seasonal selections, you won’t find a larger selection of fresh greens in Cincinnati! During the holidays, we purchase and sell A LOT of produce, but right about now, we’re seeing an influx of beautiful, fresh greens in preparation for Thanksgiving and the meals to come!
    On the shelves right now, we have kale, mustard, turnip, and collard, with fresh shipments coming in daily – Read article
  • New In the Jungle: 80 Acres Farm – Local, Fresh and Sustainable Produce

    ​The newest of 80 Acres Farm’s three locations, their Cincinnati operation, is now growing and delivering produce from their state-of-the-art,  pesticide-free, hydroponic farm! Built inside a renovated and revamped urban space, 80 Acres Farm offers a wide variety of produce in an efficient, environmentally friendly and, most importantly, economically friendly way, straight from farm to shelf in a matter of days.

    Meant to be as low impact as possible, 80 Acres Farms offer what they call a “plant paradise.” Always open –

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  • Celebrate Earth Day With Jungle Jim’s!

    Greetings, Earthlings! Earth Day is tomorrow, so we’ve put together a little information that might help you live a “greener” life! But before we get into it,let’s dive into what Earth Day actually is, shall we?

    Origins and History

    Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 when thousands of communities, universities, schools and other organizations not only celebrated our planet, but used the day to also bring attention to environmental reform. Over 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day, Read article
  • Holidays at the Jungle – Share Some Sharon Fruit!

    If you’re feeling adventurous – or if you’ve been looking forward to it – we now have fresh Sharon fruit available! 

    What makes Sharon fruit so special? A variety of persimmon, Sharon fruit is actually a bit easier to eat – it’s sweet, fully edible and has no core, so it offers a bit more substance to it. Not only that, it’s health benefits are plentiful. It’s high in protein and beta carotene,

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  • Have You Checked Out Our Organic Produce Yet?

    Jungle Jim’s International Market is known for our Produce Department (domestic and international), but did you know we have one of the largest selections of USDA Certified Organic and non-GMO produce in the region? We’re proud of the quality of the produce that we’re able to acquire, so when it comes to organic, we make sure to bring in only the best.  So why buy organic? Here are a few reasons to consider: Better flavor – Read article
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