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When Are Peaches In Season?

By: | Comments Off on When Are Peaches In Season? | On: May 30, 2017 | Category: Fruit Facts, Growing Regions, Holidays, Independence Day, Peaches

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At Hale Groves, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality, juiciest, ripest fruit—and that includes our peaches. Store fresh peaches at room temperature and avoid storing in the refrigerator until they are fully ripe or becoming overripe. The delicious peach is known to have been around since the 10th century. Originated... more

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January is National Citrus Month

By: | Comments Off on January is National Citrus Month | On: January 3, 2017 | Category: Citrus, Farm Fresh Fruit Gifts, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions

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January—the first full month of winter—brings cold temperatures and, with its winter chill, the peak season for citrus. Grown best in colder weather, citrus hits its prime now, making January the perfect time for National Citrus Month. Lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruit, tangerines and pomelos are just a few of the... more

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The Best Florida Oranges Can Be Found At Indian River

By: | Comments Off on The Best Florida Oranges Can Be Found At Indian River | On: August 3, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

There are plenty of great areas in Florida to experience. For the night life and beaches, you can’t beat Miami. For family fun you need to head over to Orlando, the home of Disney World. Further south you can find great vacation spots in Key West. But for the best... more

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Fresh Indian River Fruit

By: | Comments Off on Fresh Indian River Fruit | On: August 3, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

Getting back to basics is often a good thing, especially when it comes to our diets. For the last two decades, the U.S. government has been imploring its citizens to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. The popular food pyramid guide that was introduced in the early 1990s prominently featured... more

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When it Comes to Taste Nothing Beats Fruit From an Indian River Fruit Company

By: | Comments Off on When it Comes to Taste Nothing Beats Fruit From an Indian River Fruit Company | On: July 1, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

If you want to give your friends and family the best tasting fruit that you can buy it has to come from an Indian River fruit company. The Indian River district of Florida has a reputation around the world for producing the world’s finest citrus fruit, and when people want... more

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The Honeybell Orange in Florida

By: | Comments Off on The Honeybell Orange in Florida | On: March 23, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

The tangelo is an ancient hybrid fruit that is a cross between a tangerine and a pomelo. It is believed to have originated in Southeast Asia more than 3,500 years ago. Because the pomelo is not widely grown in America, the modern tangelo is a cross between a tangerine and... more

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Flame and Ruby Red: Florida Red Grapefruit Favorites

By: | Comments Off on Flame and Ruby Red: Florida Red Grapefruit Favorites | On: March 16, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

From nearly the beginning of the grapefruit industry, people have favored the red grapefruit varieties of this citrus over the white. Although some industry professionals claim no distinction in flavor truly exists, red grapefruit lovers – as well as many grove owners – beg to differ. Ever since the Ruby... more

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When Quality Matters Give Indian River Citrus

By: | Comments Off on When Quality Matters Give Indian River Citrus | On: March 1, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

If the quality of the gift that you’re giving matters but you can’t spend a lot on the gift give Indian River citrus fruit. Affordable Indian River citrus fruit is delicious, healthy, and widely regarded to be the best fruit in the world. You can give a gourmet gift without... more

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Indian River Fruit in Brief

By: | Comments Off on Indian River Fruit in Brief | On: February 11, 2014 | Category: Growing Regions

Indian River fruit is said to be some of the best citrus fruit in the world. This world famous lush and flavor bursting citrus can be found across the globe as well as your local super market. It can also be found in your local produce distributor or warehouse and... more

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Indian River Fruit and More

By: | Comments Off on Indian River Fruit and More | On: December 22, 2013 | Category: Growing Regions

If you draw a line across the state of Florida from Tampa, or more specifically the lower part of Hillsborough Country to the Atlantic coast you will find the County of Indian River, created in 1925 and named after the Indian River Lagoon that takes up just shy of one... more

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