Friday, May 3, 2013
Paul worked for 24 years in the packing facilities at Delicious Orchards.
Paul H. Baumgaertner, 49, of Colts Neck, died on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Red Bank he was a lifelong resident of Colts Neck. Paul worked for 24 years in the packing facilities at Delicious Orchards. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Freehold and the 4-H Club of Monmouth County. He was an avid New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys fan. Paul was predeceased by his father, Lou in 2007 and his brother Karl. He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Baumgaertner; his sister, Donna; and two aunts, Barbara and Alma. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 1, at Grace Lutheran Church, Freehold. Interment followed at Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold. In lieu of flowers, please …
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Join the Colts Neck business in celebrating decades of business in the community.
Delicious Orchards is inviting its customers to celebrate 101 years of business in the Colts Neck, with another year of Apple Fest. The weekend features music, an antique car show, free food, entertainment and games. Join D.O. on Sept. 15 and 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Do you use the new curbside pickup feature at Delicious Orchards, or do you still enjoy shopping for yourself?
Imagine: warm apple cide doughnuts delivered right to your car, an hour after Delicious Orchards closed for the day. The delicious fantasy has become a reality; the Colts Neck business now offers curbside pickup for the person to busy to shop, or too busy to get to the store during regular hours. Patrons can shop online at deliciousorchardsnj.com or call (732) 462-1989, and pickup their groceries at the store between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. (two hours after the store closes). Two hours after your order is placed, your groceries are ready and waiting. The online service estimates to cost of your items, especially if weighable items are included. Your credit card won't be charged until an exact total is reached, including tax. Tell us: does …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Monmouth County freeholders honored the family-owned business for 100 years of service.
For 100 years, Delicious Orchards in Colts Neck has been an institution in Monmouth County. This week, the Monmouth County Freeholders and local officials came together to celebrate the milestone. “It is a privilege to be in such a wonderful establishment that has gone statewide, yet stayed truly Monmouth County,” Freeholder Director John P. Curley said in a news release. Last year, Delicious Orchards sold 1.2 million doughnuts and more than 200,000 pies, all made from scratch, staying as true to the original recipe as possible. To keep pace with demand, they bought an apple-peeling machine that peels a bushel of apples per minute, according to owner Bill McDonald. Freeholder Thomas Arnone said Delicious Orchards employs 250 people, many …
Monday, September 19, 2011
The community staple celebrated its birthday Sept. 17-18 with an Apple Festival.
It could be argued that autumn is one of the best seasons of the year, complete with seasonal decorations, Halloween, and – of course – autumn festivals. Delicious Orchards of Colts Neck knows this, which is why they opened their doors to the public on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and Sept. 18 for their very own Apple Festival. In celebration of their 100 years in the community, the festival featured a showing of classic cars, clowns, games and live music. Of course, Delicious Orchards was also selling their famous pies, along with other classics such as apple fritters, apple ice cream and apple cider. Missed your chance for an apple fritter? Don’t worry, the Fritter Shack is open every Saturday and Sunday, complete with caramel, honey, …
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Its bakery, fresh produce and apple cider doughnuts have people coming back year after year.
Even if you are not from Monmouth County, chances are you have heard of Delicious Orchards. And if you have been inside, the smell of the bakery and the taste of the fresh produce have likely lured you back. Patrons come from all over the world. Chris McDonald, Vice President and owner Bill McDonald’s son, said he remembers a man from Europe who comes to visit his family in New Jersey and builds Delicious Orchards into his vacation every time. “And some customers travel about an hour weekly,” he said. Since 1911, Delicious Orchards has been offering fresh produce and baked goods. Well-known for its apple pies and apple cider doughnuts, the market continues to thrive as a staple establishment in the state. “We have a commitment to quality…