Best Citrus Gifts Basket

By: | Comments Off on Best Citrus Gifts Basket | On: September 19, 2018 | Category: Fruit Baskets, Fruit Gift Baskets, Gift Baskets, Gift Ideas, Gourmet Gift Baskets

Fall months have arrived and the holiday season and many festivities are fast approaching. This can be the year that you treat your friends and loved ones to something truly special. Now is your chance to give a gift that can be a thrill to receive. Fresh fruit gift baskets... more

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What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges? | On: September 4, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Navel Oranges

Winter may be white and freezing but that does not mean that life will be colorless. Actually, you will find certain oranges in season in winter, like the sweet Navel orange and the pink-fleshed Cara Cara orange. These two sweet oranges look pretty much the same from the outside but... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – September Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – September Hale Groves Update | On: September 1, 2018 | Category: Grove Update

Early morning sunshine dries the last drops of dew as we inspect new Navel Oranges. Although the Navels are still green, the consistent afternoon rains have helped develop nice sized fruit, soon to turn orange and mature into their tempting sweetness. In the grove wildlife is our constant companion, and... more

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Are Fruit Clubs worth it?

By: | Comments Off on Are Fruit Clubs worth it? | On: August 22, 2018 | Category: Business Gifts, Corporate Gifts, Gift Ideas

Are you a health buff or simply a fruit fanatic who wants to get the freshest, tastiest and plumpest fruits of the month? Well you are in for a treat! With a number of fruit of the month clubs to choose from, you will no longer have to drop by... more

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DIY Bartlett Pear Baby Food Recipe

By: | Comments Off on DIY Bartlett Pear Baby Food Recipe | On: August 17, 2018 | Category: DIY

Hale Groves Bartlett Pears are good for making your own baby food because they are considered a nutrient-dense food. Nutrient-dense foods are those that contain vital nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but are relatively low in calories. Such nutritious contents combined with their delicate sweet flavor, make Bartlett... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – August Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – August Hale Groves Update | On: July 31, 2018 | Category: Grove Update

Work starts early in the grove. Early mornings make for cooler work, and it’s not unusual for us to start that work before sunup. It’s early morning, but our day is well under way

Work starts early in the grove. Early mornings make for cooler work, and it’s not unusual for us to start that work before sunup. It’s early morning, but our day is well under way. Every piece of fruit starts with a flower and a bee, and grows from there. Orange... more

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When are mangos in season?

By: | Comments Off on When are mangos in season? | On: July 30, 2018 | Category: Mangos

I am a big fan of mangos; they always remind of the beautiful and exotic tropical Asian countries I’ve been to where they are so popular and considered the King of Fruits. If you’ve never had one and are a little hesitant to try the plump, luscious and peculiar mango... more

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When are Bing Cherries in season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Bing Cherries in season? | On: July 20, 2018 | Category: Bing Cherries, Cherries

You can find apples, oranges, bananas and other fruits all year round any time you go grocery shopping but you can’t say the same thing for cherries. This is one of the main reasons why gourmet cherries are considered a treat when they finally grace the store shelves or fruit... more

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DIY – Mango Body Scrub

By: | Comments Off on DIY – Mango Body Scrub | On: July 13, 2018 | Category: DIY, Mangos

In the high heat of August, it’s easy to work up a sweat even if you’re lounging in the backyard. What can you do to turn rinsing off into a fruity experience? Reach for mangos! With this tropical favorite and a few ingredients from your kitchen, you’ll feel like you’ve... more

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Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure?

By: | Comments Off on Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure? | On: July 13, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Grapefruits

The plump, juicy and sweet-tart flavored giant citrus fruit misnamed grapefruit is an amazingly refreshing and energizing fruit you should have for breakfast to keep you going all day long. The good news is, it is not only tasty and rejuvenating, it is also terrifically healthy.  What is even better... more

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