Celebrating Twenty Years of Loving Food


Central Market has always been a different sort of grocery store, starting with our globe-trotting team of Partners who were given the mandate to discover and taste the fresh market bounty from around the world. With the passion and perseverance of this pioneering team, our first Central Market opened on a unique bit of Austin land in 1994, and a food revolution was born.

read more

Dairy Good


When I was a kid, yogurt was simple, I had the choice of a few basic fruit flavors or plain. Oh how life has changed, I walk through our dairy section today and am amazed by the flavors and varieties of yogurt that we carry.

read more

All Dressed Up and Everywhere to Go


Brothers Daniel and Robert Kronfli are finally sharing their line of handcrafted, foodie-friendly Kronfli Brothers Dressing and Marinades with the rest of us.

read more

Baked (So) Goods


We've always been proud of our freshly baked scones, but now they're even better! And these rich, buttery, and tender-textured scones are available in sweet and savory flavors perfect for breakfast or brunch.

read more

A Toast to Toast


Stop for breakfast, or save room for dessert.  Rich, thick, and handmade by our expert Bakers, our Bostock is a traditional, buttery brioche delicacy that originated in France. Trust us, one bite and you’ll be addicted!

read more

Super-samic


As the name implies, QO Superdense Balsamics are denser than some typical vinegars, and the higher the density, the better the quality. Think more syrup-like and less like water.

read more

Best of Hatch 2014


We know for a fact, the chiles that we get from Hatch, NM, are pound for pound the best around. And we get really excited to add Hatch peppers to a slew of product, but today we're ready to name the best of the best. Below are our 2014 favorite Hatch products, from new and exclusive products to our tried and true favorites.

read more

19 Years and Still Reigning Champs


Ladies and gentlemen... let's get ready to roast 'em! Don’t miss Central Market’s Annual Hatch Chile Festival, 19 years and still the world heavyweight chile champion. Festivities begin August 6th and we will be showing off our pepper prowess until August 19th.

read more

A Pinch of This, A Pinch of That


We’ve spiced up Central Market Bulk Seasonings & Rubs, Salts, and Spices to include exclusive, custom-made blends using only the highest-quality premium ingredients found locally and around the world. 

read more