All posts in Grove Fresh Fruit

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

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

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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

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

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

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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When is Deep Red Grapefruit in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When is Deep Red Grapefruit in Season? | On: August 15, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Gift Ideas, Grapefruits

Every bit as sweet and seedless as its ruby red cousin, this bright, glowing variety delivers just as much juice and intense grapefruit flavor. Deep red grapefruit has a warm, crimson-blush outside, which adds depth and richness to the deep, dark red flesh inside. Deep red grapefruit is in season... more

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When is White Grapefruit in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When is White Grapefruit in Season? | On: August 15, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Grapefruits, Grove Fresh Fruit

White grapefruit has a fragrant aroma and firm, tart flesh. Ripened fully on the tree, our sweet white grapefruit is welcome at any food lover’s table. The ideal season for white grapefruit is November through February, so these make wonderful Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years and Valentine’s Day gifts. Choose... more

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When is Ruby Red Grapefruit in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When is Ruby Red Grapefruit in Season? | On: August 15, 2016 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grapefruits, Indian River Fruit

Hale Groves Grapefruit is one of the best-tasting and most healthful gifts in our entire collection. We offer three beautiful varieties—ruby red grapefruit, sweet red grapefruit and classic white grapefruit. Our Indian River grapefruit is sweeter and mellower than any grapefruit you have tried. The reason? Florida is the ideal... more

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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

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

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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

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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5 Reasons Why Runners Should Eat More Cherries

By: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons 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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