What’s the difference between Sugar Belles and Honeybells?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Sugar Belles and Honeybells? | On: November 23, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

What are Honeybells? Also known as the honeybell tangelo, the honeybell orange is a tangerine/grapefruit hybrid that combines the sweet and sour taste of both fruits. They’re very juicy, with a loose, easy-to-peel skin that makes them easier to eat than other oranges. You can easily recognize honeybell oranges by... more

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What’s the difference between Tangerines and Mandarins?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Tangerines and Mandarins? | On: November 23, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

There they are among the citrus fruits in the produce section…they’re small, round, orange, and fragrant. They’re tangerines! Wait…they’re mandarins. Which are they?! Just what is the difference between a tangerine and a mandarin? Tangerine vs. Mandarin Technically, a tangerine orange is a mandarin orange. But while all tangerines are... more

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The Hale Groves 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

By: | Comments Off on The Hale Groves 2020 Holiday Gift Guide | On: November 16, 2020 | Category: Gift Ideas

In uncertain times, traditions strengthen us and bind us together, give us structure and meaning, and preserve our way of life. This year it’s especially important to make the most of your holiday celebration, and that’s where Hale Groves comes in. When you choose Hales Groves as your holiday gift... more

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Gift Guide: Monthly Fruit Clubs for Seniors

By: | Comments Off on Gift Guide: Monthly Fruit Clubs for Seniors | On: November 16, 2020 | Category: Gift Ideas

Do you sometimes find it difficult to come up with a unique gift for the honored citizen in your life? Join the club – the fruit club , that is! Seniors often have seen it all and already have most everything they want, but you can still surprise and delight them... more

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What Goes Into the Best Fruit Cake?

By: | Comments Off on What Goes Into the Best Fruit Cake? | On: November 9, 2020 | Category: Gift Ideas

Once upon a time, a holiday fruitcake was among the most beloved of seasonal treats (December 7th is National Fruitcake Day), but in modern times it has suffered a decrease in popularity (January 7th is Fruitcake Toss Day). Maybe it’s because fruitcake can be very heavy, or maybe it’s because... more

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What is a Sugar Belle?

By: | Comments Off on What is a Sugar Belle? | On: November 3, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

How Sweet It Is! Sugar Belles Are Taking the Citrus World by Storm What is a sugar belle orange, you ask? Only one of the sweetest little citrus fruits available! But if you thought “Sugar Belle” was just the name of a My Little Pony™ unicorn (those with kids might... more

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Are Sugar Belle Oranges seedless?

By: | Comments Off on Are Sugar Belle Oranges seedless? | On: November 3, 2020 | Category: Fruit Facts

A Truly “Snackable” Snack: Sweet, Seedless Sugar Belles! Look out, lunchbox fruit…there’s a new orange in town! Sugar belle oranges are taking on-the-go lunch world by storm, and no wonder – they’re not only delicious, they’re perfect for taking along with you! What is a sugar belle orange? What area sugar... more

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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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