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When are Comice Pears in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Comice Pears in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grove Fresh Fruit, Healthy Eating

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Comice Pears are a holiday classic and the perfect gift for any friend or family member. Grown in an orchard in the Pacific Northwest by harvesters who share Hale Groves’ passion for product quality, these lovely fruits make the ideal addition to the festive season. Comice Pears are the first... more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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15 Favorite Ways to Enjoy Peaches for July 4th

By: | Comments Off on 15 Favorite Ways to Enjoy Peaches for July 4th | On: June 28, 2016 | Category: Gift Ideas, Healthy Eating, Orchard Fresh Fruits, Peaches

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If you’re wondering where to buy fresh Georgia peaches, look no further than Hale Groves. Our hand-selected, fresh, juicy peaches are available now until July 29th—just in time for the hot summer season and Fourth of July celebrations. At Hale, we sell a 6-, 13- and 26-count box of fresh... more

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Why Runners Should Eat More Cherries

By: | Comments Off on Why Runners Should Eat More Cherries | On: May 6, 2016 | Category: Bing Cherries, Cherries, Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating, Rainier Cherries

Why Runners Should Eat More Cherries

Cherries are a nutritional powerhouse fruit with many incredible health benefits. One cup of raw Rainer cherries or Bing cherries have 87 calories, 22 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of protein and 3 grams of fiber. Enjoy them now while they are at their peak. Because of their powerful anti-inflammatory... more

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10 Hidden Health Benefits of Mangoes

By: | Comments Off on 10 Hidden Health Benefits of Mangoes | On: May 6, 2016 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating, Mangos

Health Benefits of mangoes

Florida mangoes are truly the best—a combination of a tropical fragrant bouquet, smooth golden flesh and a rich, sweet flavor. Hale Groves selects only the most magnificent fresh mangoes, and rushes them to you straight from the farm. Florida mangoes exude a strong nutritional profile—bursting with antioxidants and more than... more

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Sweet and healthy summer fruits are almost in season

By: | Comments Off on Sweet and healthy summer fruits are almost in season | On: April 25, 2016 | Category: Cherries, Healthy Eating, Orchard Fresh Fruits, Peaches

Grilled Georgia Peaches

As the fragrant flowers of spring float from the trees like snowy petals, the Hale Groves team is hard at work ensuring delivery of fruit harvests so fresh, you can’t help but pine for our sweet peaches, Bing cherries and mangos—especially when you consider the creative ways you can serve... more

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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

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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

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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

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Can Diabetics Eat Navel Oranges?

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

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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

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