Author: “Produce Pete” Napolitano with Susan Bloom

About “Produce Pete” Napolitano With over 65 years of experience in the produce industry, New Jersey’s own “Produce Pete” Napolitano is a renowned fruit and vegetable expert, author, and television personality who’s appeared on a highly-popular segment on NBC’s Weekend Today in New York broadcast every Saturday mornings for over 27 years.  For more information, visit Pete’s website. About Susan Bloom A contributor to New Jersey Monthly and a variety of other well-known local and national publications, Susan Bloom is an award-winning New Jersey-based freelance writer who covers topics ranging from health and lifestyle to business, food, and more. She’s collaborated with Produce Pete on a broad range of articles for nearly a decade.
Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explains everything you need to know about cool, crisp cucumbers.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explains everything you need to know about the fuzzless stone fruit.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explores the beauty of a quintessential Jersey fruit.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" on the joys of summer's sweetest treat.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" waxes poetic about the ultimate harbinger of spring: asparagus.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explores the many variations of the leafy green.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" delves into the best veggies for a St. Patrick's Day celebration.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" discusses Cupid's favorite berry.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" discusses the health benefits of grapefruit and where to source them at the height of their season.

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For local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete," fresh navel oranges are a sure sign of Christmastime.

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