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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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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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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 Surprising Ways Peaches Benefit Your Health

By: | Comments Off on 5 Surprising Ways Peaches Benefit Your Health | On: August 24, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

We have great news for you…peach season isn’t over yet! While it’s true our famous Sweet Georgia Peaches are now out of season (they’re at their best earlier in the summer), you can still enjoy the amazing flavor of Hale peaches with our longer-seasoned Orchard Fresh Peaches. These sweet and... more

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5 Uses for Bartlett Pears

By: | Comments Off on 5 Uses for Bartlett Pears | On: August 11, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Healthy Eating

Pear season is almost here, and one of the first varieties in line are our bountiful Bartletts! One of the world’s most popular pear varieties, Bartlett Pears are large with the classic pear-shape: rounded bottom half tapering to a small, curved neck. When Bartletts are mature but not yet fully... more

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Do Mangoes Have a Lot of Sugar? Mango Nutritional Facts!

By: | Comments Off on Do Mangoes Have a Lot of Sugar? Mango Nutritional Facts! | On: August 4, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

There’s nothing like the taste of fresh mango! Mangoes are delicious when eaten fresh out of hand on a hot summer’s day and add a tropical zing to smoothies and main dishes – as well as a big nutritional kick. But are they a good choice for those trying to... more

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Best Corporate Gifts for Clients

By: | Comments Off on Best Corporate Gifts for Clients | On: July 23, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas

Have you ever considered sending gifts to your clients at the holidays? Corporate gifting (AKA business gifting) is a great way to show your clients how much you appreciate their business. It’s also a great way to forge potential new clients, as corporate gifts can work far towards reinforcing your... more

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Are Bing Cherries OK for Dogs to Eat?

By: | Comments Off on Are Bing Cherries OK for Dogs to Eat? | On: June 28, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

You can always find some fruits (like apples and bananas) in your local grocery store, but the same can’t be said of fresh Bing Cherries – you can only find fresh cherries for sale for a few weeks each summer (Bing Cherries season is yet one more reason to look... more

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