About Paradise Produce Market
Providing Local Residents and Tourists of Rancho Santa Fe with the Best Produce for Over 35 Years
The History of Lemon Twist - A Local Landmark Since 1980
Lemon Twist began in 1980 as an idea of two newly graduated college best friends looking to start up a new business together. Katie Shull and Trudy Tunstall, began selling their farm fresh produce along the scenic and verdant Del Dios Highway, just outside Rancho Santa Fe. A year later, they built their first shop at the current site of Lemon Twist, a charming, wooden fruit stand, full of all of the best local fruit, honey, vegetables and flowers they could find from the family ranch, and local farms.
It continued to grow and have a loyal local following, as well as visits from tourists visiting sites such as the Wild Animal Park and the beautiful Lake Hodges area. The Shull family has been in the organic citrus packing business since the early 1980’s, and continue their operation in Vista, California. They grow and pack all kinds of citrus, such as Eureka lemons, Ruby Grapefruit, tangelos, tangerines, Valencia and Navel oranges and more…