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How to Can Fruit

By: | Comments Off on How to Can Fruit | On: December 14, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Fresh fruit gifts are popular around the holidays, so there’s a chance you may not have to buy fruit for yourself for a while! Or will you? After all, that fresh fruit gift won’t last forever. If you’re worried you won’t be able to use your gift of fruit before... more

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What are the Health Benefits of Juicing Fruits/Citrus?

By: | Comments Off on What are the Health Benefits of Juicing Fruits/Citrus? | On: November 30, 2021 | Category: Healthy Eating

You’ve heard it said over and over again – consuming a whole fruit is better for you than drinking its juice. Whole fruits are generally lower in calories, higher in nutrition, and usually more satisfying than their juice. But that doesn’t mean that juicing isn’t beneficial. We can all benefit... more

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5 Health Benefits of Eating Oranges

By: | Comments Off on 5 Health Benefits of Eating Oranges | On: November 6, 2021 | Category: Healthy Eating

Navel Oranges

Winter is coming, the time of year when citrus fruit gifts become more popular than ever! Are you a fan of orange gifts? We can’t blame you – not to argue with wise Ben Franklin (who expounded on the benefits of apples) but eating an Orange a day can also... more

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Do Plums Ripen Off the Tree?

By: | Comments Off on Do Plums Ripen Off the Tree? | On: September 21, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Apples and pears might be the first fruits to come to mind when you think of autumn, but no fall fruit basket would be complete without fresh, juicy plums! After apples, plums are the world’s most cultivated fruit, and no wonder – plums (like Empress Plums from Hale Groves) are... more

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5 Surprising Ways Peaches Benefit Your Health

By: | Comments Off on 5 Surprising Ways Peaches Benefit Your Health | On: August 24, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

We have great news for you…peach season isn’t over yet! While it’s true our famous Sweet Georgia Peaches are now out of season (they’re at their best earlier in the summer), you can still enjoy the amazing flavor of Hale peaches with our longer-seasoned Orchard Fresh Peaches. These sweet and... more

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How to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

By: | Comments Off on How to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them | On: August 19, 2021 | Category: Gift Ideas, Healthy Eating

You know the old saying, “good help is hard to find?” These days it can be hard to keep, too! Many businesses are short on help these days, so taking the trouble to let your employees know how much you appreciate them will go far towards helping you to keep... more

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5 Uses for Bartlett Pears

By: | Comments Off on 5 Uses for Bartlett Pears | On: August 11, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Healthy Eating

Pear season is almost here, and one of the first varieties in line are our bountiful Bartletts! One of the world’s most popular pear varieties, Bartlett Pears are large with the classic pear-shape: rounded bottom half tapering to a small, curved neck. When Bartletts are mature but not yet fully... more

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Do Mangoes Have a Lot of Sugar? Mango Nutritional Facts!

By: | Comments Off on Do Mangoes Have a Lot of Sugar? Mango Nutritional Facts! | On: August 4, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

There’s nothing like the taste of fresh mango! Mangoes are delicious when eaten fresh out of hand on a hot summer’s day and add a tropical zing to smoothies and main dishes – as well as a big nutritional kick. But are they a good choice for those trying to... more

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Are Tangerines Good for Diabetics?

By: | Comments Off on Are Tangerines Good for Diabetics? | On: May 6, 2021 | Category: Healthy Eating

We know fruit is good for us. The USDA recommends that the average adult eat two servings of fruit per day. The American Heart Association takes it further, recommending four to five servings of fruit per day for optimum heart health. And in recent years, health care professionals have espoused... more

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Are Mixed Nuts Healthy For You?

By: | Comments Off on Are Mixed Nuts Healthy For You? | On: April 7, 2021 | Category: Healthy Eating

Hale Groves is known for the quality of our fruit – and that includes our nuts and dried fruits! Did you know that nuts are actually fruits? It’s true – nuts are considered to be dry, single-seed fruits with protective husks. No matter how you define them, though, nuts are... more

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