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How To Cut A Mango

By: | Comments Off on How To Cut A Mango | On: May 14, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Oohhhh, mango! There’s nothing like the sweet-tart, juicy flesh of fresh mangoes during the spring and summer. This “fruit of queens” is not only incredibly delicious eaten fresh or when used to add a tropical flair to recipes (smoothies, salads and salsas are just a few examples of what are... more

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Is it Safe to Eat the Skin of a Peach?

By: | Comments Off on Is it Safe to Eat the Skin of a Peach? | On: May 11, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Georgia peach season is upon us, and trust us – you don’t want to miss out! But maybe you’ve been wary of eating fresh peaches yourself or giving peaches as gifts because you’ve heard rumors that unpeeled peaches are toxic. Have no fear – not only are peach skins not toxic to... more

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How Many Oranges Are Needed to Make Orange Juice?

By: | Comments Off on How Many Oranges Are Needed to Make Orange Juice? | On: May 10, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Remember that old commercial where the cartoon boy asks the cartoon owl how many licks it takes to get to the chocolate center of a lollipop? In case that was before your time, the answer was “three” – at least, that’s how many licks it took before the owl got impatient... more

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What’s the Difference Between Tangerines and Tangelos?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Tangerines and Tangelos? | On: April 26, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Some of us look forward to the time of year when tangelos are in season with a passion that just may border on fanatical. But who can blame us? With a zesty fragrance and a sweet-and-tangy flavor that bursts over your tastes buds the moment you bite into it, these... more

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Fresh Fruit: A Great Way to Lose Weight at Home!

By: | Comments Off on Fresh Fruit: A Great Way to Lose Weight at Home! | On: April 12, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

It’s been said that, by the time the pandemic finally peters out, each one of us will be one (or possible two) of the following: a hunk, a chunk or a drunk! If you’d prefer to be a hunk – or at least fit and healthy! – it might be a good... more

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Why Does Grapefruit Help with Weight Loss?

By: | Comments Off on Why Does Grapefruit Help with Weight Loss? | On: April 2, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Folks, grab hold of your serrated grapefruit spoons: there just may be something in that whole “grapefruit diet” thing after all! Researchers there found that the simple act of adding grapefruit or grapefruit juice to one’s diet can indeed result in weight loss. Principal researcher Dr. Ken Fujioka with the... more

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Do Cara Cara Oranges Have Seeds?

By: | Comments Off on Do Cara Cara Oranges Have Seeds? | On: March 31, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

When you consider fruit delivery as a gift, it makes sense to go with one of the more exotic and rare varieties that you won’t normally find in a grocery store. That’s where Cara Cara Navel Oranges come in as a great choice! When you hear the term “Navel Orange,”... more

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Tangerines: A Tasty, Healthy Snack for Kids

By: | Comments Off on Tangerines: A Tasty, Healthy Snack for Kids | On: March 23, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Did you know that giving your kids snacks can actually be a good thing? Kids need even more nutrients than adults in order to grow and develop properly, and achieving their recommended daily allowance can be tough when their diets are limited to a three-meals-a-day schedule. That said, what and... more

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What Are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What Are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges? | On: March 10, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

We here at Hale Groves take great pride in our Grove Navel Oranges. Bright, colorful, fragrant and refreshing, these beauties are not only prized for their tangy-sweet taste, they’re nutritional super foods, too! Low in calories and packed with vitamin C, flavonoids, fiber and potassium, Navel Oranges really are one... more

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Grapefruit Growing Regions

By: | Comments Off on Grapefruit Growing Regions | On: February 25, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

At Hale Groves, we’ve been told that eating our succulent grapefruit is like enjoying a “slice of Florida sunshine.” Makes perfect sense to us! Though grapefruit is believed to have originated in Barbados, Florida and Texas offer ideal growing environments for the fruit. Here’s why: Grapefruit grows best in locations... more

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