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What is a Fruit Basket?

By: | Comments Off on What is a Fruit Basket? | On: March 19, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Fruit baskets are becoming increasingly popular to give to people as gifts, not only for occasional family festivities, but also as small gifts for work colleagues and friends. With a growing interest in health foods and moves away from sugary gifts from employers, fruit baskets are being used more and... more

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What is Indian River Fruit Anyway

By: | Comments Off on What is Indian River Fruit Anyway | On: March 18, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Open your map of the continental United States of America, be it electronic or a physical old school paper map. What state to think about when you think about citrus fruits? Do you imagine the fresh squeezed Florida orange juice you drank at breakfast as a child- it was after... more

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Clementine Oranges: Delicious and Nutritious Snacks for Everyone

By: | Comments Off on Clementine Oranges: Delicious and Nutritious Snacks for Everyone | On: March 18, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

When most people think of citrus fruits, images of Navel oranges, Ruby Red grapefruits, lemons and limes come to mind. That said, there is a certain small and delicious fruit that is sure to please just about any citrus lover: Clementine oranges. Clementines are sweet source of Vitamin C. They... more

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Nothing Says Christmas Like Honeybells

By: | Comments Off on Nothing Says Christmas Like Honeybells | On: March 17, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Christmas is almost here, and with Christmas comes delicious Honeybells. Everywhere festive decorations are going up and delicious treats are starting to appear but the most delicious holiday treat, the Honeybell, will be here shortly. In late December the earliest Honeybells start arriving and with them comes a taste experience... more

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Florida Oranges and their Juice

By: | Comments Off on Florida Oranges and their Juice | On: March 17, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Orange juice is easily the most popular fruit juice in the United States. Each year, Americans swallow over five million gallons of the zesty breakfast beverage. Why do we drink so much of it? The simplest answer is because we can. The US has been a world leader in the... more

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Honeybells Represent Our Fresh Chances

By: | Comments Off on Honeybells Represent Our Fresh Chances | On: March 16, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

News reports are calling the previous ten years “the bubble decade,” while other headlines talk about bidding “good riddance” to 2009. It seems so many people these days are looking for a fresh chance, a clean slate, and a way to break with the past and greet the future on... more

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Why Florida Oranges are the Most Popular Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Why Florida Oranges are the Most Popular Oranges | On: March 13, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Oranges are grown all over the world, but Florida oranges are the most popular oranges. Even oranges grown in California can’t compete with the popularity of Florida oranges. Why do people love these oranges more than others? It’s a combination of the taste of the citrus fruit and the care... more

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Photographing Citrus Fruits

By: | Comments Off on Photographing Citrus Fruits | On: March 11, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

The photography world has changed completely over the past 2 decades and it is changing the world of marketing along with it- This article will use the citrus industry as a perfect example of how the citrus industry can utilize this in cutting costs and improving sales. The evolution of... more

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Temple Oranges vs. Orange Juice

By: | Comments Off on Temple Oranges vs. Orange Juice | On: March 9, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

We all know that fruit is good for us, but few people actually know why. The story of fruit in America goes back several hundred years. Long before there was a state of Florida, locals were planting fruit there. The orange was cultivated along with several other citrus fruit crops,... more

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Clementine Oranges Are Good For More Than Just Eating

By: | Comments Off on Clementine Oranges Are Good For More Than Just Eating | On: March 8, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Most people tend to think of Clementine oranges as a small, tasty snack that they can eat when they do not feel like eating an entire orange. Initially created as an accidental hybrid between a mandarin and an orange more than a century ago, clementines are now found in just... more

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