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Best Florida Monthly Fruit Clubs

By: | Comments Off on Best Florida Monthly Fruit Clubs | On: July 14, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Finding the best fruit of the month club selections to give a friend, co-worker or your boss for special events, milestones or the holidays can be a bit confusing. The whole concept behind the fruit of the month clubs is finding the freshest fruit available, right off of the tree... more

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Hale Groves: Indian River Company

By: | Comments Off on Hale Groves: Indian River Company | On: June 28, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Hale Groves has a long history of providing their customers with ripe, delicious Indian River citrus fruit. Customers have enjoyed farm fresh citrus fruits from our Indian River groves since 1947. The Indian River Citrus District offers the ideal climate for growing multiple types of citrus fruits such as Indian... more

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American Grown Citrus Fruit Gifts

By: | Comments Off on American Grown Citrus Fruit Gifts | On: May 27, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Springtime in Florida is unforgettable thanks in part to the fragrance of sweet blossoms of orange, tangerine, grapefruit and other citrus trees perfuming the air. The Florida Department of Agriculture reports that Florida is the second largest top orange producer in the world, with Brazil ranking 1st place. Approximately 95... more

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Hale’s Non-GMO Citrus Fruits

By: | Comments Off on Hale’s Non-GMO Citrus Fruits | On: May 9, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Healthy Gourmet Fruit from Indian River, Florida Gourmet citrus fruits from Hale’s Indian River orchards are protected from pests with natural solutions, not with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Our citrus fruits are protected from disease by using natural predators or insects that control the population of damaging bugs attempting... more

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How Hale Grows Florida Tangerines

By: | Comments Off on How Hale Grows Florida Tangerines | On: April 22, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

The perfect time to get your ripe Florida tangerines picked fresh for you by Hale Groves is from October through April during their harvest season. Hale Groves guarantee these extraordinary seedless tangerines are unlike any you’ve ever tasted or peeled before. Hale’s beautiful orchards are right along Florida’s Indian River,... more

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Growing & Harvesting Valencia Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Growing & Harvesting Valencia Oranges | On: April 16, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Florida Valencia Oranges are known to be one of the most delicious, and sweetest varieties of citrus anywhere in the United States. One of the reasons Valencia Oranges end up being so packed full of vitamins is the way they are grown, which is a little different from other oranges.... more

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Ortaniques: Natural Orange-Tangerine Hybrid

By: | Comments Off on Ortaniques: Natural Orange-Tangerine Hybrid | On: March 29, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Did you know there are more than ten types of commonly grown citrus fruit in Florida? At Hale Groves we offer one that we bet you’ve never heard of before; the Ortanique! This naturally grown hybrid is a combination of a juicy navel orange, and a sublime tangerine. The history... more

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Lifecycle of Florida Citrus Fruit Gifts

By: | Comments Off on Lifecycle of Florida Citrus Fruit Gifts | On: February 22, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Do you ever wonder where those delicious Florida citrus fruit gifts come from? What is the journey of the oranges and grapefruits before they arrive on your doorstep?  If so, follow along as we take a walk along the pathway that Florida’s tasty fruits follow before they can be sent... more

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How Taste Buds Interpret The Sweet and Sour of Citrus

By: | Comments Off on How Taste Buds Interpret The Sweet and Sour of Citrus | On: February 22, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Citrus fruits are both sweet and sour due to the combination of sugar and citric acid in them. The more acidic a fruit is, meaning bitterness and sugar it contains, the sweeter it tastes. Oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, and lemons are all a combination of both sweet and sour. Citrus growers... more

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Business Gift Baskets – Are citrus fruits the best gift?

By: | Comments Off on Business Gift Baskets – Are citrus fruits the best gift? | On: February 22, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

As you look for appropriate gifts to give your clients this year to thank them for their continued business, it is important to find gifts that appeal to a broad spectrum of people. One of the best gifts to give for client appreciation is a delicious, healthy fresh fruit basket... more

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