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Are Florida Navel Oranges Really from Florida?

By: | Comments Off on Are Florida Navel Oranges Really from Florida? | On: November 3, 2012 | Category: Growing Regions

With the gorgeous weather the sunshine state of Florida possess all year round, it is no wonder they are notorious for growing some of the most delicious citrus fruits in the world. Chefs, markets, restaurants and hotels all flock to Florida to purchase their famous navel oranges straight from the... more

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History of the Navel Orange in Florida

By: | Comments Off on History of the Navel Orange in Florida | On: October 28, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts, Growing Regions

The citrus industry in the United States generates revenues in excess of thirty billion dollars a year. While several states produce sizable citrus crops, Florida is by far the biggest. The Sunshine State is home to a massive nine billion dollar industry that employs 90,000 workers. In this article we... more

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The Honeybell Orange from Florida

By: | Comments Off on The Honeybell Orange from Florida | On: September 10, 2012 | Category: Growing Regions

Fruit lovers are a dedicated lot. When they find a fruit they are fond of they will go to great lengths to get their hands. Few fruits have a more loyal following than the Honeybell Orange. What’s so special about it? To begin with, it is one of the rarest... more

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Florida’s Signature Citrus Fruit, Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Florida’s Signature Citrus Fruit, Navel Oranges | On: May 11, 2012 | Category: Growing Regions

The delicious goodness that can only come from Florida is their coveted signature navel oranges. Navel oranges are very tasty and they have many health benefits and can be utilized is more ways than one may imagine just for your average piece of fruit. Navel oranges can be eaten just... more

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The Colorful History of Indian River Citrus

By: | Comments Off on The Colorful History of Indian River Citrus | On: April 14, 2012 | Category: Growing Regions

Indian River citrus fruit is famous around the world for being the tastiest fruit in the world. That’s because the Indian River area has been used exclusively to grow citrus fruit since the early 17th century, when the area was first settled. Captain Douglas Dummitt, who was looking for a... more

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What is Indian River Fruit Anyway

By: | Comments Off on What is Indian River Fruit Anyway | On: March 18, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts, Growing Regions

Open your map of the continental United States of America, be it electronic or a physical old school paper map. What state to think about when you think about citrus fruits? Do you imagine the fresh squeezed Florida orange juice you drank at breakfast as a child- it was after... more

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Why Florida Oranges are the Most Popular Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Why Florida Oranges are the Most Popular Oranges | On: March 13, 2012 | Category: Growing Regions

Oranges are grown all over the world, but Florida oranges are the most popular oranges. Even oranges grown in California can’t compete with the popularity of Florida oranges. Why do people love these oranges more than others? It’s a combination of the taste of the citrus fruit and the care... more

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Where to Find Indian River Fruit

By: | Comments Off on Where to Find Indian River Fruit | On: March 1, 2012 | Category: Growing Regions

Sometimes, just sometimes you go to the super market and actually know exactly what you want. You want three pounds of naval oranges for your son’s soccer game, you need 5 lemons for your lemonade, you need a bag of limes for your husband’s card game beers Saturday and of... more

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