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Five Steps to Ensure High Quality Fruit Arrangements

By: | Comments Off on Five Steps to Ensure High Quality Fruit Arrangements | On: February 26, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

If you want to ensure you always have high quality fruit arrangements, there are several steps you must follow. 1. Learn how to choose fresh ingredients for your fruit arrangements. It may seem like a win-win situation, but the reality is many people have no idea how to choose fresh... more

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Essential Oil of Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Essential Oil of Navel Oranges | On: February 23, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Americans spend more than ten billion dollars on health and beauty products each year. Most of this massive tab is spent on the body’s largest organ, the skin. Both women and men shop for skincare products that are designed to protect the epidermis from the elements. Do these modern-day nostrums... more

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Sweet and Simple Comice Pear Desserts

By: | Comments Off on Sweet and Simple Comice Pear Desserts | On: February 17, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Comice pears, created in the mid-1800s in France, are the sweetest and most aromatic of all the pear varieties. The official name of the Comice is ‘Doyenne du Comice’. Many people are familiar with Anjou, Bartlett and Bosc, but little is known of the Comice. Of the four, the Comice... more

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Eat Sweet Valencia Oranges to Get Ready for Bathing Suit Season

By: | Comments Off on Eat Sweet Valencia Oranges to Get Ready for Bathing Suit Season | On: February 17, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Bathing suit season is almost here. If you’re not ready yet to put on your new bathing suit and head out to the pool or the beach don’t worry, eating Valencia oranges can help you get ready in a hurry. Delicious Valencia oranges have less than 100 calories per fruit... more

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Tips for Making Preserves with Honeybells

By: | Comments Off on Tips for Making Preserves with Honeybells | On: February 16, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Honeybells are a wonderful fruit to use to make preserves. Because they have so much naturally sweet juice, which can act as a preservative, you rarely have to add more to Honeybells than pectin to make a delicious marmalade or jam. Sometimes you don’t even need to do that because... more

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Who Benefits From Fruit Baskets?

By: | Comments Off on Who Benefits From Fruit Baskets? | On: February 13, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

You’ve almost certainly heard about the benefits you can get from eating fruit. Fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals, nutrition experts tell us, making them an essential cornerstone of any diet. But exactly how does fruit help individual people? Different fruits contain different vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, including... more

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My Darling Clementine-What Nice Fruit Baskets You Make

By: | Comments Off on My Darling Clementine-What Nice Fruit Baskets You Make | On: February 12, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Blink and you’ll miss these smaller than regular oranges in the produce isle, but these tasty little citrus fruits are worth purchasing. They make nice additions to salads, cakes and fruit baskets. They are useful in so many ways other than looking pretty in a bowl or a basket. Clementines... more

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What Are Honeybells?

By: | Comments Off on What Are Honeybells? | On: February 12, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

With a sweet name like honeybells, you already know these are one of the sweetest, juiciest citrus fruits around. When you hold a honeybell in your hand, you can feel how succulent the fruit is under its slightly pebbled skin. A honeybell looks like a navel orange but it isn’t... more

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The History of Indian River Grapefruit

By: | Comments Off on The History of Indian River Grapefruit | On: February 11, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts

Indian River grapefruit and oranges are the most popular types of citrus fruit sold. That’s because people know that Indian River citrus fruit is the best tasting citrus fruit that is grown in the US. The Indian River citrus district isn’t large but the fruit that comes from it is... more

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