News & Events

Prepare your taste buds for what’s in store with updates about our newest and tastiest happenings. From new product rollouts to monthly festivals to celebrity chefs in our Cooking School, here’s where you’ll find the latest and greatest information about Central Market.

Pazazz Apples Are The Newest Star in Our Produce Department


We're excited about the new apples now available in stores—Pazazz apples. 

Our Produce Buyers found these reddish-green (or greenish-red) beauties in Washington State and knew they would make a delicious addition to our wide array of apples.

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Leafy Greens Do a Body - and a Recipe - Good


Leafy greens are an easy way to add a healthy dose of nutrients to your diet. They’re chock-full of good things like fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They also happen to be a wealth of flavor for dishes from sandwiches to sauces. 

Here’s a quick tutorial on the bunches of leafy greens we're showcasing during our Find Your Fresh event, including some fun ways to use them, their health benefits, and some recipes.

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Fresh From The Kitchen


I have always believed that the best recipes highlight what is special about seasonal ingredients. And this time of year is the best time to add more citrus, greens, and grains to your table.

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Ready. Set. Find Your Fresh!


Are you really into fresh food? Are you known to hang out in salad bars? Does even your music list have a spring mix? If you're like us, and the answer's "yes," then join us for Find Your Fresh January 7 through January 20 when we're going all out to find new ways to help you add more fresh food into your everyday life.  

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Get the Skinny on Everything From A to Zinc


If your resolution list includes a new you, join us for Vitapalooza and save 25% off a huge selection of vitamins and supplements through January 6! We want to make sure you have what you need to fulfill your health goals in 20145.

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Our Fab Five Wine Sale is On!


Just in time for your New Year's Eve parties (or for your post-holiday cellar re-stock), we are again hosting our Fab Five wine sale, today through December 31. Simply put, you can save up to 25% on all wines with a price ending in "5." This means that you can choose from over 200 carefully selected, diverse wines that you won't find anywhere else in Texas.

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Make the Season Bright


The holidays are the perfect time to add a little bit extra to your doorways, mantels, or tables, and really capture the magic of the season.  With that in mind, I sat and chatted with Sarah Dyer, our floral buyer, about decorating trends and how to intermix new elements into classic Christmas decor.

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We Declare December Hot Cocoa Month


While the weather outside hasn't quite reached frightful yet, night and morning temperatures are definitely dropping. I personally love that. Why? Because not only does cold weather give me an opportunity to bundle up in scarves, but it also gives me a chance to indulge in hot chocolate. 

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Don't Forget the Little Things in the Holiday Home Stretch


With only a few hours to go before Turkey Day, you're no doubt ready for a well-deserved "whew!" But regardless whether you're set to roll up your sleeves and get to cooking, or turn on the oven and get to heating, make sure you've checked your list one more time. Don't forget these extras!

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Ohhhh... Christmas Tree!


There are about a million acres of land devoted to growing Christmas trees in the United States, and from those acres millions of trees are cut and shipped around the country, where they will be come the centerpiece of many families Christmas traditions.  This tradition that is a staple for many is actually a fairly new ritual.  Started by the Germans around the 16th century, most American families did not fully adopt the tradition until the mid-19th century.

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