Stocking Stuffers: Gourmet popcorn from Stewart and Jasper Orchards store in Modesto

pguerra@modbee.comDecember 5, 2013 

— When we asked for local, low-cost holiday gift ideas, reader Vy Nguyen jumped in with this suggestion, referring to it as “these puffed toffee things that are beyond addicting and very affordable under $6 for a decent size bag!” Throughout the holiday season, we are offering suggestions of gifts for $20 or less, available at local merchants.

Name of the store: Stewart and Jasper Orchards

Item: Almond Popcorn

Price: $4.75

Item description: Caramel popcorn with roasted almonds

This is a perfect gift for: Anyone

About the store: Stewart and Jasper produces confections, almond products, gift baskets and wines.

Pertinent info: 1500 McHenry Ave., Modesto, (in McHenry Village). Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. (209) 577-6887.

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