All posts in Florida Oranges

What is a Navel Orange?

By: | Comments Off on What is a Navel Orange? | On: November 28, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts

Oranges have become part of our culinary heritage for generations. They are the star of many desserts, cookies, sauces, and are famous as a fresh fruit in their own right. From fresh orange slices that we eat out of hand, to jams that we spread on toast, to the thirst... more

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What’s the difference between Honeybells and Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Honeybells and Navel Oranges | On: November 12, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Honeybells, Navel Oranges

Oranges are one of the most popular fruits in the country. You can easily find them in many households and grocery stores. While most citrus fruits are in season during summer, some varieties are only available around winter. Navel oranges and honeybells overlap somewhat so here are some fun facts... more

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What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges? | On: September 4, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Navel Oranges

Winter may be white and freezing but that does not mean that life will be colorless. Actually, you will find certain oranges in season in winter, like the sweet Navel orange and the pink-fleshed Cara Cara orange. These two sweet oranges look pretty much the same from the outside but... more

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What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges? | On: July 9, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges, Valencia Oranges

Oranges are one of nature’s wonders; they are naturally tasty, refreshingly flavorful and utterly healthy. However, although all oranges are great and have numerous benefits, all orange varieties are not created equal. Some orange varieties are sweeter while some are more tart. Some oranges are small and some are big,... more

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Ways to eat a Valencia Orange

By: | Comments Off on Ways to eat a Valencia Orange | On: June 27, 2018 | Category: Valencia Oranges

Summer heat can be oppressive and nearly bleed you dry, but sweet, juicy summer Florida Valencia oranges are here to quench your thirst and save the day. These medium-sized, golden-hued, sweet oranges have a well-balanced, classic, sweet-tart orange taste and brightly-colored juice making them the ultimate orange for juicing. It... more

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When are Valencia’s in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia’s in Season? | On: May 22, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions, Valencia Oranges

Beat the heat this summer with Valencia oranges! Valencias are summer season oranges that are typically available from March thru September and are the perfect orange for juicing because of their full, balanced and bursting sweet-tart flavor, succulent flesh and bright-colored pulps and juice.  The bold and refreshing zest makes... more

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Are Navel Oranges Good for You?

By: | Comments Off on Are Navel Oranges Good for You? | On: March 15, 2018 | Category: Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Navel Oranges

What are Navel Oranges? The Navel “winter” orange, with its fragrant, easy-to-peel skin, is a popular fruit because of the mouth-watering, delicious plump flesh that has the right combination of sweetness and acidity. You can drink the juice, use it as an appetizer or dessert and everything else in between.... more

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When are Valencia Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia Oranges in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Valencia Oranges

The delicious taste of these gorgeous oranges will almost make you forget how healthy they are. Packed full of rich vitamins and minerals, these decadent fruits make an amazing juicy treat. Hale Groves’ Valencia Oranges are so full, bright and tasty that they require a bit more time on the... more

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When are Temple Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Temple Oranges in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Temple Oranges

Known as Hale’s “Queen of the Crop,” Temple Oranges are perfectly sweet and delivered bright and beautiful. These everyday oranges are eaten for any occasion: breakfast, snack or for juicing, and their easily sectioned flesh makes them great for use in salads or desserts. The bright and tangy flavor mixed... more

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When are Sugar Belles in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Sugar Belles in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Citrus Gifts, Clementines, Fruit Facts, Honeybells

What may look like a miniature version of Hale Groves’ world-famous Honeybell is actually a Sugar Belle: a cross between luscious Honeybells and clementines. As a clementine family member, the Sugar Belle has an easy-to-peel “zipper” skin and an extremely complex and tasty flesh. The sweetness of the Honeybell mixed... more

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