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    Citrus Fruit Made The World Great

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    You probably don’t think about it, much but civilization as we know it wouldn’t really be possible without fresh citrus fruit. Sure, there are a lot of other inventions that we imagine were just as important – the wheel, definitely, and fire for sure. Also, probably penicillin – but fresh citrus fruit and fresh citrus fruit baskets have made the world turn for thousands of years. Just look at the timeline: Ancient Times Fresh fruit was so desired among the traders and voyagers of the ancient roman times that merchants and sailors sometimes traveled thousands of miles to find new…

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  • Fruit Gifts to Support a Healthy Lifestyle

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Healthy Eating

    Are you looking for a gift for a friend or family member who takes his or her health seriously? If you’d like to honor and encourage your loved ones’ healthy choices and give them something they’ll love and enjoy, you should definitely one of Hale Groves assorted baskets of fruit.…

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  • Is Fruit a Good Pre-Workout Snack?

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    We’ve all heard that it’s never a good idea to workout on a full stomach. But is it really such a good idea to workout on an empty stomach? If you’ve ever gone for a morning run and found yourself feeling a bit nauseated afterwards, you may have wondered. The…

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  • What Fruits are in Season for January?

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    Looking to brighten up a dull winter’s day? There’s no better way than with fresh fruit! Colorful, delicious, and super-good for you (oranges and grapefruit are packed with immune-boosting vitamin C, a must for defeating colds and viruses), fruit is a great way to ease the winter doldrums, whether you’re…

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  • Citrus Fruit Cutting Guide: How to Cut Your Fruit Safely

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    There’s nothing like the taste of fresh citrus to brighten up a winter’s day! Whether you buy fruit baskets for your friends or you received orange gift baskets yourself this holiday season, you should keep in mind that there are many ways to enjoy Florida citrus in addition to eating…

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  • Citrus Squares

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    Expecting guests? These zesty citrus squares are sure to make a hit! Full of seasonal citrusy flavor, these delicious, fancy cookies are an elegant addition to your holiday gathering. Use Navel Orange slices in place of the Clementines for garnish for more bright color on a dreary winter’s day! Ingredients:…

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  • How to Can Fruit

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | 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…

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  • Grapefruit vs. Oranges

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    Winter is when the most delicious citrus fruits in North America come into season, and that’s why grapefruit gifts and navel oranges in stocking have become traditional at Christmastime. But when choosing gifts for your friends, family, and co-workers, which should choose? Both citrus fruits with common ancestors, grapefruit and…

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  • Must Have Fruits for Christmas

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Gift Ideas

    It’s just not Christmas without oranges, apples and pears! Whether you’re looking for must-have fruits for Christmas dinner, seeking treats on hand to nibble on during Christmas vacation or holiday gifts of fruit to delight your friends and family, you’re in good company – the tradition of giving fruit gifts…

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  • Hale Groves Winter Citrus Guide: Oranges

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    Do you love oranges? You’re not alone – oranges are (arguably) the world’s most popular citrus fruit. But were you aware that there are many different kinds of oranges? It’s true – perhaps you enjoy summer oranges (like juicy Valencia Oranges which come into season in the United States during…

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