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Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Navel Oranges | On: March 4, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Navel Oranges are one of the most popular and unique citrus fruit. Oranges have many important health benefits to humans and millions drink orange juice daily as a source of vitamin C. Other important nutrients in navel oranges are beta-carotene, which prevents cell damage, calcium for strong bones, magnesium to... 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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Essential Oil of Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Essential Oil of Navel Oranges | On: February 23, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Americans spend more than ten billion dollars on health and beauty products each year. Most of this massive tab is spent on the body’s largest organ, the skin. Both women and men shop for skincare products that are designed to protect the epidermis from the elements. Do these modern-day nostrums... more

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My Darling Clementine-What Nice Fruit Baskets You Make

By: | Comments Off on My Darling Clementine-What Nice Fruit Baskets You Make | On: February 12, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Blink and you’ll miss these smaller than regular oranges in the produce isle, but these tasty little citrus fruits are worth purchasing. They make nice additions to salads, cakes and fruit baskets. They are useful in so many ways other than looking pretty in a bowl or a basket. Clementines... more

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What Are Honeybells?

By: | Comments Off on What Are Honeybells? | On: February 12, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

With a sweet name like honeybells, you already know these are one of the sweetest, juiciest citrus fruits around. When you hold a honeybell in your hand, you can feel how succulent the fruit is under its slightly pebbled skin. A honeybell looks like a navel orange but it isn’t... more

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The History of Indian River Grapefruit

By: | Comments Off on The History of Indian River Grapefruit | On: February 11, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Indian River grapefruit and oranges are the most popular types of citrus fruit sold. That’s because people know that Indian River citrus fruit is the best tasting citrus fruit that is grown in the US. The Indian River citrus district isn’t large but the fruit that comes from it is... more

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