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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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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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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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