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Homemade Cherry Facial Masks

By: | Comments Off on Homemade Cherry Facial Masks | On: July 5, 2018 | Category: Bing Cherries, Cherries, Fruit Facts

Homemade Cherry Facial Masks  No matter how much you love to eat and cook with cherries, there always seem to be a few extras lingering in the bottom of the bowl. Put them to good use and pamper your skin at the same time. With a few simple ingredients from... more

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Are Georgia Peaches Ripe Yet?

By: | Comments Off on Are Georgia Peaches Ripe Yet? | On: June 12, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grove Fresh Fruit, Peaches

It is summertime again and it is the time of the year again when many fruits are in season. However, not one of them can surpass the popularity of the state of Georgia’s crown jewel “Peaches”. Sweet Georgia peaches are available only 16 weeks a year and are in season... more

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Can I Eat Peaches with Acid Reflux?

By: | Comments Off on Can I Eat Peaches with Acid Reflux? | On: May 30, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating, Peaches

Acid reflux is a painful condition where in the acid backs up from the stomach up into the food pipe or esophagus. This happens when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), a ring of muscle at the lower end of the esophagus that is connected to the stomach, which normally closes... more

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When are Valencia’s in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia’s in Season? | On: May 22, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions, Valencia Oranges

Beat the heat this summer with Valencia oranges! Valencias are summer season oranges that are typically available from March thru September and are the perfect orange for juicing because of their full, balanced and bursting sweet-tart flavor, succulent flesh and bright-colored pulps and juice.  The bold and refreshing zest makes... more

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Is Citrus High in Calories?

By: | Comments Off on Is Citrus High in Calories? | On: May 1, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts

Citrus fruits are everyone’s favorite because they are juicy, tasty, and sweet with a little bit of tang giving them the perfect flavor. On top of this they are packed with fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and plant compounds that help ward of diseases, boost the immune system and improve our... more

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Fruit delivered from Florida

By: | Comments Off on Fruit delivered from Florida | On: April 24, 2018 | Category: Gift Ideas, Growing Regions

Florida “The Sunshine State” is heavily focused on the tourist trade and famous for the many great destinations it offers like Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, Miami Beach, Kennedy Space Center and Adventure Island to name a few. Aside from its popular theme parks and world renowned tourist areas, Florida’s... more

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Where Cherries Are From

By: | Comments Off on Where Cherries Are From | On: April 11, 2018 | Category: Cherries, Cherry Season, Fruit Facts

Cakes, ice creams, pastries and milk shakes are great but even better and made more special when served with cherry on top. Cherries are from the Rosaceae family, of genus Prunus and are a fleshy drupe or stone fruit. Commercially harvested edible cherries are produced from very few varieties namely... more

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Are Navel Oranges Good for You?

By: | Comments Off on Are Navel Oranges Good for You? | On: March 15, 2018 | Category: Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Navel Oranges

What are Navel Oranges? The Navel “winter” orange, with its fragrant, easy-to-peel skin, is a popular fruit because of the mouth-watering, delicious plump flesh that has the right combination of sweetness and acidity. You can drink the juice, use it as an appetizer or dessert and everything else in between.... more

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8 Reasons why apples are good for you

By: | Comments Off on 8 Reasons why apples are good for you | On: February 16, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Healthy Eating

When it comes to popularity, apples are considered to be one of the top fruit favorites across the globe. You can buy apples in any grocery store or fruit stand; or even order apples online to have gourmet apples sent right to your door. We all like apples not only... more

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January is National Citrus Month

By: | Comments Off on January is National Citrus Month | On: December 27, 2017 | Category: Citrus, Farm Fresh Fruit Gifts, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions

January—the first full month of winter—brings cold temperatures and, with its winter chill, the peak season for citrus. Grown best in colder weather, citrus hits its prime now, making January the perfect time for National Citrus Month. Lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruit, tangerines and pomelos are just a few of the... more

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