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Recipes Using Sweet Georgia Peaches

By: | Comments Off on Recipes Using Sweet Georgia Peaches | On: May 11, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

One really doesn’t need a recipe for sweet Georgia peaches. They are simply delicious and a pleasure to eat right out of hand. However, if you’re looking for a special summer treat, you may want to consider one of these simple recipes: Preparing peaches to use in various recipes is... more

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The Facts about Florida Oranges

By: | Comments Off on The Facts about Florida Oranges | On: April 28, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

The orange is the most popular fruit for Americans. It ranks third as a fresh fruit and dominates the juice market. Each year, more than five million gallons of orange juice is sold in the United States. That’s two and half times as much as its closest competitor, apple juice.... more

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Cooking with Indian River Citrus Fruits

By: | Comments Off on Cooking with Indian River Citrus Fruits | On: April 18, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

If you want to take your cooking to the next level try cooking with Indian River citrus fruits. Professional chefs use fresh citrus fruits everyday in sauces, drinks, desserts, and other dishes. Having flavorful, sweet, tangy and fresh citrus fruit is a requirement in any gourmet kitchen. If you want... more

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Fast Facts About Florida Grapefruit

By: | Comments Off on Fast Facts About Florida Grapefruit | On: April 17, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Florida grapefruits are similar in many ways to Florida oranges. Both are packed with Vitamin C, which can help boost your immune system and help your body repair itself after an injury. Both also contain Folate, which your body uses to create new cells. There are many vitamins and minerals... more

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The Colorful History of Indian River Citrus

By: | Comments Off on The Colorful History of Indian River Citrus | On: April 14, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Indian River citrus fruit is famous around the world for being the tastiest fruit in the world. That’s because the Indian River area has been used exclusively to grow citrus fruit since the early 17th century, when the area was first settled. Captain Douglas Dummitt, who was looking for a... more

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Fruit Delivery from the Sunshine State

By: | Comments Off on Fruit Delivery from the Sunshine State | On: April 13, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

When it comes to agricultural products, accurate numbers are hard to come by. Most crops are lumped together and figures are not regularly released to the public. Believe it or not, the last time the government examined the fruit, nut, and vegetable industries in the United States was in 1997.... more

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Fruit Shipping in Brief

By: | Comments Off on Fruit Shipping in Brief | On: April 9, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Have you ever tried to go through the fruit shipping process on your own? In today’s bureaucratic society it is much more complicated then you think! Fruit shipping within the continental United States of America, let alone international exporting is highly regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture as... more

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The Family of Florida Oranges

By: | Comments Off on The Family of Florida Oranges | On: April 4, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

The recorded history of oranges begins around 4,000 years ago when they made their first appearance at markets. Pretty much ever since there has been a Florida there have been Florida oranges. Even before any upstart western growers got into the act, Florida was busy planting groves of orange trees.... more

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How to Keep Honeybells Fresh and Delicious

By: | Comments Off on How to Keep Honeybells Fresh and Delicious | On: March 31, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Honeybells are a luxury fruit that only come into season for a very short time each year. Often Honeybell crops sell out entirely in advance, so if you’re lucky enough to get some Honeybells this year you should use these tips to keep them fresh and delicious for as long... more

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The Most Common Types of Florida Oranges

By: | Comments Off on The Most Common Types of Florida Oranges | On: March 21, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Florida oranges are famous for their great taste, bright color, and high nutritional content but did you know that there are several types of Florida oranges? Along with grapefruits, tangerines, and Honeybells there are actually several different types of oranges that are grown in Florida. Each orange has a different... more

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