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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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What Does a California Grapefruit Taste Like?

By: | Comments Off on What Does a California Grapefruit Taste Like? | On: June 21, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Do you tend to think of grapefruit as a winter fruit? If you do, it’s not so surprising…many of our favorite citrus fruits are in season during the fall, winter and early spring months, including Navel Oranges, Tangerines and Ruby Red Grapefruit. But saying “sayonara” to winter doesn’t mean you... more

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Can You Eat the Skin of a Mango?

By: | Comments Off on Can You Eat the Skin of a Mango? | On: June 17, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

If you’ve been wondering when do mangos come in season, the answer is right now! Assuming you’re reading this in the summertime, of course – mangoes are a summer stone fruit, and a very tasty, tropical-tasting one at that. There’s nothing like the flavor of fresh mango in a salad... more

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Are Bing Cherries Sweet or Tart?

By: | Comments Off on Are Bing Cherries Sweet or Tart? | On: June 14, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Someone has just had a bunch of fresh cherries delivered to your door, and you couldn’t be more surprised! Perhaps you didn’t realize it was cherry season. Perhaps the only cherries you’ve ever eaten have been the odd Maraschino kind in your drink or on top of a sundae, and... more

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Are Valencia Oranges Good for Juicing?

By: | Comments Off on Are Valencia Oranges Good for Juicing? | On: June 10, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Are Hale Groves Valencia Oranges good for juicing? In our opinion (and Hale Groves has specialized in tree-ripened fruit for over 70 years), there are none better! We believe that, not only are Valencia Oranges good for juicing, they are the best oranges for juicing you can get. What is... more

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How to Cut a Peach

By: | Comments Off on How to Cut a Peach | On: June 7, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Georgia Peach season is here! A ripe, juicy peach is one of the joys of summer. Not only can fresh peaches be enjoyed when eaten out of hand, peaches are can be used in both sweet (in cobblers and other baked goods) and savory (in salsas, sides and main dishes)... more

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Are Valencia Oranges Sweet?

By: | Comments Off on Are Valencia Oranges Sweet? | On: June 4, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Summer is upon us, and North American-grown Navel Oranges (which are winter oranges) have pretty much vanished from the market, not to appear again until later in the fall. In there place you’ll now find California Valencia Oranges, a summer-grown variety known for the gorgeous color and sumptuously sweet flavor... more

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Do Cherries Have Vitamin C?

By: | Comments Off on Do Cherries Have Vitamin C? | On: May 27, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Quick – what fruit pops into your mind when we say, “vitamin C?” We’re betting it’s citruses…specifically, oranges. But did you know that cherries are also a great source of vitamin C? Are cherries good for you? You may already know that sweet cherries are delicious – decadently so. But... more

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Are Mangoes Good for Dogs?

By: | Comments Off on Are Mangoes Good for Dogs? | On: May 25, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Summertime is South Florida Mango season, and we couldn’t be more excited! If you’ve never made fresh mango a part of your summer diet, you definitely want to start – over 90% of the people who give this rare-ish, tropical fruit a try instantly fall in love with the flavor,... more

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