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5 Reasons to Send Navel Oranges for Christmas

By: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Send Navel Oranges for Christmas | On: November 25, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges

When it comes to Christmas gifts each year, it can be a challenge to find the perfect one for everyone on your list. While young children are often fairly easy to buy for, as people age they tend to become more difficult when trying to find the type of gift... more

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America’s Favorite Orange — The Navel

By: | Comments Off on America’s Favorite Orange — The Navel | On: November 25, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges

There is a reason why navel oranges are America’s favorite. The Florida Navel is a homegrown fruit that has its roots in the fertile soils of the Indian River region in Florida. With its tropical climate that is present year round, moderate rainfall and nutrient rich soil, this historic area... more

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Why You Should Include Florida Navel Oranges in Your Diet

By: | Comments Off on Why You Should Include Florida Navel Oranges in Your Diet | On: November 25, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges

Living a healthy lifestyle has become a way of life for most Americans. We have learned that to stay healthy we need to eat food that is nutritious and exercise regularly. It is a good thing that the United States produces a variety of healthy foods. We can grow and... more

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Hard to Find Premium Citrus Varieties

By: | Comments Off on Hard to Find Premium Citrus Varieties | On: November 19, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Honeybells

Sometimes finding your favorite citrus fruits at a local grocery store can be challenging. Most grocery stores and produce markets only carry the basic citrus varieties, such as oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruits. However, if you are looking for something unique and less common, such as Florida Honeybells Oranges, you... more

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Honeybells Are Limited Edition Fruits

By: | Comments Off on Honeybells Are Limited Edition Fruits | On: July 24, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Honeybells

Limited edition gives anything an air of prestige. When there are only a certain number or something is available for a short window of time, it becomes limited edition. Desirable Honeybells are limited edition fruits only available between late December and early February each year. This heavenly hybrid cross between... more

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Fruit Baskets are a Classic Valentine’s Day Gift

By: | Comments Off on Fruit Baskets are a Classic Valentine’s Day Gift | On: July 14, 2014 | Category: Citrus Gifts, Fruit Baskets, Gift Baskets, Gift Boxes, Gift Ideas, Gourmet Gift Baskets

Save money and give your loved ones great gifts this Valentine’s Day by giving them fruit baskets. Chocolates and flowers are expensive, and the prices climb even higher close to Valentines Day. Fruit baskets are a great value and they make wonderful Valentines Day gifts for everyone in your life... more

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Fun Facts About Tangerines

By: | Comments Off on Fun Facts About Tangerines | On: July 13, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Mandarin Oranges, Tangerines

The history of the tangerine is quite interesting. The tangerine is actually a variety of the Mandarin Orange, which is native to Southeastern Asia. The name “tangerine” originates from Tangier, Morocco that was the port from which the very first batches of the tangerine fruit were shipped from Tangier, Morocco... more

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Why Indian River Fruit is the Most Popular Gift

By: | Comments Off on Why Indian River Fruit is the Most Popular Gift | On: July 13, 2014 | Category: Citrus Gifts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Indian River Fruit

Have you wondered why the most popular gift fruit is always Indian River fruit? That’s because Indian River fruit is the best tasting fruit that you can buy. When people want to give fruit gifts that are the best money can buy they know that the best gift fruit available... more

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Temple Oranges from Florida

By: | Comments Off on Temple Oranges from Florida | On: July 12, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Temple Oranges

Florida has been the U.S. leader in citrus fruit production for over a century. Though they are the world leader in grapefruit production, the orange is easily their largest crop. At last count, there were over sixty distinct orange varieties in the Sunshine State. Since ninety-five percent of the total... more

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Surprise your Valentine with Honey Sweet Tangerines

By: | Comments Off on Surprise your Valentine with Honey Sweet Tangerines | On: July 11, 2014 | Category: Citrus Gifts, Gift Ideas, Tangerines, Valentine's Day

This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with Honey Sweet Tangerines instead of traditional flowers or chocolates. Honey Tangerines are delicious and full of flavor, and since they only are available during the late winter they are a specialty fruit that many people wait all year for. These low calorie treats... more

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