Fresh Fruit Storage Tips

By: | Comments Off on Fresh Fruit Storage Tips | On: October 18, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

A strong argument can be made that fresh, whole fruit is the perfect snack. Its fresh flavor satisfies our sweet tooth while it’s many vitamins and nutrients keep us healthy. Fruit definitely should be a staple of any healthy diet, but with produces prices rising, it is important to store... more

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What Does it Mean to Send a Fruit Basket?

By: | Comments Off on What Does it Mean to Send a Fruit Basket? | On: October 18, 2021 | Category: Gift Ideas

Christmas, Mother’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries…there’s really no occasion where fresh fruit gift baskets aren’t the perfect gift. Far from cluttering up your recipients’ home, when you send fruits, you’re sending a gift that pleases all ages and tastes and delights all five of the senses. Sending fruit baskets to your... more

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5 Hard-to-Shop-For People & Why Fruit Gift Baskets are Perfect

By: | Comments Off on 5 Hard-to-Shop-For People & Why Fruit Gift Baskets are Perfect | On: October 11, 2021 | Category: Gift Ideas

Having trouble coming up with the perfect gift for a special someone? Some people are just harder to shop for…you’re not sure what they like, you know what they like but you don’t feel qualified to get it for them, you’re on a budget, your recipient lives far away. There... more

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Order Holiday Gifts Early in 2021

By: | Comments Off on Order Holiday Gifts Early in 2021 | On: October 4, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

If you’ve been browsing Hale Groves catalog for food gifts to send by mail this holiday season, you may want to wrap things up earlier this year. Due in part to the pandemic, many last year’s holiday packages arrived quite late – even when they were mailed well ahead of... more

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Can Citrus Help Prevent Sickness?

By: | Comments Off on Can Citrus Help Prevent Sickness? | On: October 1, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Staying healthy is very much on our minds these days, and apart from vaccines, lots of hand-washing, and other recommendations for staying well, you might be wondering what else you can do keep yourself and your loved ones well. Don’t dismiss those old wives’ tales out of hand – sleep... more

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October Grove Update & Newsletter!

By: | Comments Off on October Grove Update & Newsletter! | On: September 28, 2021 | Category: Grove Update

From the Groves: We’re thrilled so far with what we’re seeing across all of our varieties. Last years cooler, drier winter is paying off. The bloom was very uniform, which should translate to more consistent maturity and sizing. Grapefruit specifically is looking fantastic. During the summer, the trees are in... more

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What is a Good, Inexpensive Thank You Gift Basket?

By: | Comments Off on What is a Good, Inexpensive Thank You Gift Basket? | On: September 24, 2021 | Category: Gift Ideas

Did someone lend you their car when you were in a tight spot? Help your child in a subject you’re hopeless at? Assist you in getting a work project done? It’s such a great feeling when someone shows you can count on them when the going gets rough, and if... more

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How to Best Store Your Apples

By: | Comments Off on How to Best Store Your Apples | On: September 24, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Fall is here, and that means it’s apple season! Hale Groves’ Orchard Fresh Apples are some of the best you’ll ever taste…when you buy apples from Hale Groves, you’ll find this beauties to be sweet, crispy, juicy, and bursting with flavor, making them just right for eating out of hand... more

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Do Plums Ripen Off the Tree?

By: | Comments Off on Do Plums Ripen Off the Tree? | On: September 21, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Apples and pears might be the first fruits to come to mind when you think of autumn, but no fall fruit basket would be complete without fresh, juicy plums! After apples, plums are the world’s most cultivated fruit, and no wonder – plums (like Empress Plums from Hale Groves) are... more

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5 Reasons Gift Baskets Are Still Popular

By: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Gift Baskets Are Still Popular | On: September 21, 2021 | Category: Gift Ideas

You want to send a special gift to someone, and you have no idea what to get. Then someone suggests sending a gift basket – or maybe you see an ad, or it comes to you some other way. Whatever – sending a gift basket is boring and a cop-out…or... more

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