What’s the Fruit of Florida?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the Fruit of Florida? | On: October 16, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

Oranges aren’t indigenous to the Sunshine State…but they should have been! Which fruit defines Florida? We’ll give you a hint: it’s the state fruit, its flower is the state flower, and its juice is the Sunshine State’s official beverage. If you guessed the orange, you are correct! Oranges originated in... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – Fall 2020 Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – Fall 2020 Hale Groves Update | On: October 12, 2020 | Category: Grove Update

We’re still a month away from harvesting, but our early varieties are maturing nicely. Our navels are starting to break color and are sizing up well. Grapefruit are on track as well and we are anticipating having good size to kick off our season. The weather has been kind for... more

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Are fruit baskets kosher?

By: | Comments Off on Are fruit baskets kosher? | On: October 5, 2020 | Category: Gift Ideas

Every one of us is unique and has our own differences including our traditions and religious beliefs. For our Jewish friends who are hosting parties or are celebrating holidays, we would like to ensure that we give them gifts that are kosher to show that we respect their customs and... more

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Best Food Gift Baskets for the Holidays

By: | Comments Off on Best Food Gift Baskets for the Holidays | On: October 5, 2020 | Category: Gift Ideas

Health is wealth. This is one of the main reasons people send delicious and nutritious fruit gift baskets to loved ones on holidays and special occasions. This old tradition is a sweet, unspoken way of wishing your gift basket recipient a long and healthy life. Tasty and doubly Healthy Fruits... more

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Does Grapefruit Lower Blood Pressure?

By: | Comments Off on Does Grapefruit Lower Blood Pressure? | On: September 30, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

The Pros (and Cons) of the Citrus Super Food Do you often take note of grapefruit for sale online or at your grocery store? If grapefruit isn’t a regular part of your diet, it may seem at first like the orange’s larger, tarter cousin, mainstay of dieters everywhere. But don’t... more

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Are Bartlett Pears Sweet?

By: | Comments Off on Are Bartlett Pears Sweet? | On: September 17, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Bartlett is also known as Williams’ Pear. The Bartlett Pear comes in two colors, red and green. The green Bartlett pear is the common Bartlett variety we see in grocery stores. Unlike other pear varieties, the Bartlett pear changes colors from green to golden yellow as it ripens. So are... more

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Do Bartlett Pears get soft?

By: | Comments Off on Do Bartlett Pears get soft? | On: August 27, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Some fruits are harvested before they ripen on the tree. This process is applicable for pears, especially Bartlett Pears, because they become soft and easily bruise when they are ripe. They are harvested as soon as they reach maturity and are then left at room temperature to slowly ripen reach... more

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Are Mangos Okay for Diabetics?

By: | Comments Off on Are Mangos Okay for Diabetics? | On: August 26, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

As summer continues, many people find themselves craving sweet juicy mangoes. Some just can’t resist buying this King of Fruits in the nearest grocery store. Some Mango lovers even order them online or sign up for a regular supply of mango gift baskets. But many of us must be cautious... more

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How Many Calories Are in a Peach?

By: | Comments Off on How Many Calories Are in a Peach? | On: July 23, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

A medium-sized peach (150g) contains around 58 calories. Based on the information provided by the USDA, one small peach (2.5 inches in diameter (130g) contains approximately contain 51 calories. Other nutritional information (medium-sized peach) Protein: 1 gram Fat: less than 1 gram Carbs: 14 grams Fiber: 2 grams Vitamin C:... more

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Best Fruit Subscription for Pregnancy

By: | Comments Off on Best Fruit Subscription for Pregnancy | On: July 15, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Congratulations! You probably just recently found out that you’re pregnant and ended up on this page searching for healthy and nutritious diet tips for expecting mothers. You may even want to sign up for a monthly fruit subscription, and want to know what fruits are good for both you and... more

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