All posts in Florida Oranges

When are Valencia Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia Oranges in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Valencia Oranges

valencia-taste-2013

The delicious taste of these gorgeous oranges will almost make you forget how healthy they are. Packed full of rich vitamins and minerals, these decadent fruits make an amazing juicy treat. Hale Groves’ Valencia Oranges are so full, bright and tasty that they require a bit more time on the... more

Read more

When are Temple Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Temple Oranges in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Temple Oranges

4t-buy-temple-oranges-online

Known as Hale’s “Queen of the Crop,” Temple Oranges are perfectly sweet and delivered bright and beautiful. These everyday oranges are eaten for any occasion: breakfast, snack or for juicing, and their easily sectioned flesh makes them great for use in salads or desserts. The bright and tangy flavor mixed... more

Read more

When are Sugar Belles in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Sugar Belles in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Citrus Gifts, Clementines, Fruit Facts, Honeybells

hg15_cover4-2

What may look like a miniature version of Hale Groves’ world-famous Honeybell is actually a Sugar Belle: a cross between luscious Honeybells and clementines. As a clementine family member, the Sugar Belle has an easy-to-peel “zipper” skin and an extremely complex and tasty flesh. The sweetness of the Honeybell mixed... more

Read more

When Are Honeybells In Season?

By: | Comments Off on When Are Honeybells In Season? | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating, Honeybells

hale_4_6_150121

Honeybells are known as the orange-lover’s orange—though they really aren’t oranges at all! Fragrant, seedless, and bursting with sweet juice, this hard-to-find citrus is a unique cross between the richly flavored Dancy Tangerine and honey-sweet Duncan Grapefruit. The season for Florida Honeybells is quite short—harvested only in January and (when... more

Read more

When are Navel Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Navel Oranges in Season? | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Citrus Gifts, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Healthy Eating, Holidays, Navel Oranges

hg16_navelbeauty__-6

Navel oranges are one of the most classic varieties of citrus available. Prized for their mild, sweet flavor and versatility, navels are so called because of their distinctive stem end which resembles a belly button! Peak season for Florida navel oranges is October through February, perfect timing for sending as... more

Read more

11 People Who Want a Fruit Basket Now

By: | Comments Off on 11 People Who Want a Fruit Basket Now | On: June 28, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Baskets, Gift Baskets, Gift Ideas, Grapefruits, Holidays, Independence Day, Navel Oranges

bowl full of oranges and pears

Have you ever given a fruit basket as a gift? I actually had never done so before because I did not know where to order reputable fruit baskets or which online companies I could trust. Last fall, however, I ordered my first fruit basket from Hale Groves—and I was hooked.... more

Read more

5 Unique Ways to Use Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on 5 Unique Ways to Use Navel Oranges | On: April 20, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Healthy Eating, Navel Oranges

Florida Navel Oranges

Hale Grove Navel Oranges are amazing and tasty to eat plain as a snack, dessert or with breakfast, but they’re also a wonderful ingredient to use in recipes across the board. Here are some quick, easy and unique ways to incorporate Navel Oranges into your diet and dishes. 1. Breakfast... more

Read more

History of the Navel Orange

By: | Comments Off on History of the Navel Orange | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Navel Oranges

History of the Navel Orange

The history of the Navel Orange is a long and interesting one. They are one the most popular citrus fruits, Navel Oranges, were first found in Brazil in the early 1800s, as a mutation on a single branch in the garden of a monastery. Navel Oranges were introduced in Australia... more

Read more

What are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges? | On: March 17, 2016 | Category: Florida Oranges, Healthy Eating, Navel Oranges

florida-navel-oranges-health-benefits

Navel oranges are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat, filled with Vitamin C, fiber, potassium and low in calories. Consuming navel oranges more often may protect against heart disease, cancer and diabetes while also helping to improve memory, blood pressure, immune system and overall health. A typical navel... more

Read more

Can Diabetics Eat Navel Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on Can Diabetics Eat Navel Oranges? | On: March 16, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Healthy Eating, Navel Oranges

Happy woman holding glucose meter with positive result of measurement sugar level and eating fresh ripe orange, concept of diabetes, checking sugar level, white background

Have you ever asked your doctor can diabetics can eat navel oranges? If you love navel oranges and you’re a diabetic, you are in luck! According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), oranges are considered to be a “diabetes superfood” and are on the ADA’s list as the “top 10... more

Read more