All posts in Navel Oranges

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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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 Navel Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Navel Oranges in Season? | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Citrus Gifts, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Healthy Eating, Holidays, Navel Oranges

Navel oranges are one of the most classic varieties of citrus available. Prized for their mild, sweet flavor and versatility, navels are so called because of their distinctive stem end which resembles a belly button! Peak season for Florida navel oranges is October through February, perfect timing for sending as... more

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11 People Who Want a Fruit Basket Now

By: | Comments Off on 11 People Who Want a Fruit Basket Now | On: June 28, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Baskets, Gift Baskets, Gift Ideas, Grapefruits, Holidays, Independence Day, Navel Oranges

Have you ever given a fruit basket as a gift? I actually had never done so before because I did not know where to order reputable fruit baskets or which online companies I could trust. Last fall, however, I ordered my first fruit basket from Hale Groves—and I was hooked.... more

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5 Unique Ways to Use Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on 5 Unique Ways to Use Navel Oranges | On: April 20, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Healthy Eating, Navel Oranges

Florida Navel Oranges

Hale Grove Navel Oranges are amazing and tasty to eat plain as a snack, dessert or with breakfast, but they’re also a wonderful ingredient to use in recipes across the board. Here are some quick, easy and unique ways to incorporate Navel Oranges into your diet and dishes. 1. Breakfast... more

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History of the Navel Orange

By: | Comments Off on History of the Navel Orange | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Navel Oranges

History of the Navel Orange

The history of the Navel Orange is a long and interesting one. They are one the most popular citrus fruits, Navel Oranges, were first found in Brazil in the early 1800s, as a mutation on a single branch in the garden of a monastery. Navel Oranges were introduced in Australia... more

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What are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges? | On: March 17, 2016 | Category: Florida Oranges, Healthy Eating, Navel Oranges

Navel oranges are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat, filled with Vitamin C, fiber, potassium and low in calories. Consuming navel oranges more often may protect against heart disease, cancer and diabetes while also helping to improve memory, blood pressure, immune system and overall health. A typical navel... more

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Can Diabetics Eat Navel Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on Can Diabetics Eat Navel Oranges? | On: March 16, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Healthy Eating, Navel Oranges

Have you ever asked your doctor can diabetics can eat navel oranges? If you love navel oranges and you’re a diabetic, you are in luck! According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), oranges are considered to be a “diabetes superfood” and are on the ADA’s list as the “top 10... more

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5 Reasons to Send Navel Oranges for Christmas

By: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Send Navel Oranges for Christmas | On: November 25, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges

When it comes to Christmas gifts each year, it can be a challenge to find the perfect one for everyone on your list. While young children are often fairly easy to buy for, as people age they tend to become more difficult when trying to find the type of gift... more

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America’s Favorite Orange — The Navel

By: | Comments Off on America’s Favorite Orange — The Navel | On: November 25, 2014 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges

There is a reason why navel oranges are America’s favorite. The Florida Navel is a homegrown fruit that has its roots in the fertile soils of the Indian River region in Florida. With its tropical climate that is present year round, moderate rainfall and nutrient rich soil, this historic area... more

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