• What is Fruit Flavor?

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    We at Pittman & Davis love fruit! Fruits are beautiful to look at (the vivid colors of our citrus fruits!) and wonderfully fragrant (just the scent of our fresh grapefruits can brighten up a dull winter’s day). But more important than either of those qualities is the taste of our fresh fruit. The warm, healthy climate in which our Texas fruits are grown produces the most delicious grapefruits and citrus fruit of all varieties! Why Fruit Flavor Trumps Everything Else It’s happened to everyone. You go to the grocery store and see the most tempting fruit: plump, juicy-looking grapes, colorful,…

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    The Scoop on Asian Pears!

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    Once upon a time, a member of our team who had recently moved into a new house found a tree his backyard was producing a strange fruit he wasn’t familiar with. It was round and firm like an apple (and about the same size as a large apple, too), with a speckled golden, slightly fuzzy skin and a mouthwatering fragrance. Unwilling to bite into an unknown fruit, he brought a sample in to the office, set it down on the breakroom table, and asked, “Can anyone tell me what the heck this is?!” As it turned out, our supervisor could.…

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    Why is Pear Season so Special?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information Gift Guidance Grower Insights

    Fall is the perfect time for finding fresh pears for sale, and no matter how you plan to use them, you’ll find premium pears from Pittman & Davis that are sheer “pear-fection!” Why do pears so often come second to apples as the quintessential fall fruit? After all, they’re both orchard fruits, very nutritious and supremely delicious. They can also be easily be dried, frozen, and preserved in other ways quite easily so you can enjoy them all year round. People may hesitate to buy pears for a couple of reasons: first, local grocery chain stores may be limited in…

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    What’s the Difference Between Havarti and Gouda Cheese?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Gourmet foods make great gifts to friends and family who live at a distance (or who live close) – especially when they include cheese! When you send cheese to your loved ones, you’re not just sending an addictive snack – you’re sending them an easy serving option, as fruit and cheese gift baskets make great choices for when you’re expecting guests. A cheese ball (prices at Pittman & Davis start at $24.99 for our Asiago & White Cheddar Chardonnay version) can be set out on a coffee table with crackers and slices of fruit, and you’re all set to entertain.…

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    What Fruit is Available in Autumn?

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    When you think of delicious, fresh fruit, spring and summer might be the seasons that first spring to mind. But the end of the warm season doesn’t mean the end of fresh, seasonal fruit gifts by any means. No matter what time of year it is, premium fruit fresh from the orchard is yours for the asking! So, what gifts of fruit are available during the fall? The fall fruit season in the United States is defined as September, October, and November. At this time of year, you can order fruit boxes from Pittman & Davis containing fruit gift ideas…

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  • Pittman & Davis October 2022 Grove Update

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    Fresh From the Sunbelt: Our delicious citrus is coming along beautifully this season. It’s been hot and dry so we have given them some extra watering. We are to begin testing the size and maturity this month to make sure you are getting the best quality fruit possible when it comes time to harvest around the beginning of November! Orchard Harvest Update: Our Orchards are reporting an excellent quality crop this season! We believe this might be some of the best quality fruit we have seen in over a decade! The fruit finish for this year’s pear crop is outstanding…

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    Smoked Meats Are Perfect for Tailgating!

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    Fall is upon us, and you know what that means – football time! One of the best things about fall is tailgating. You don’t need to attend the game in person to enjoy that “be there” vibe – eating and hanging out with friends and family while you listen to or watch the game in the crisp fall air is one of autumn’s great pleasures, and to make the most of it, make sure you plan a tailgating menu that’s sure to score big. And with help from Pittman & Davis’s selection of Smoked Meat Gifts, you won’t even have…

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    How Cooking & Preparing Food Benefits Your Mental Health

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    For quite a while in the 2000s we were a culture that loved to eat out, but between cost-of-living increases and the pandemic, preparing meals at home has become more popular again. That’s not a bad thing. Cooking and preparing meals for yourself and your family not only saves you money, it makes you less likely to overeat, encourages you to eat healthier, and – surprise! – is actually good for your mental health. Food Prep: A Basic Life Skill Preparing meals and snacks for yourself and your family can be strangely satisfying. If you think about it, it’s one…

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    Pittman & Davis September 2022 Grove Update

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    Grove Update: Rio Ruby Red Grapefruit: The Texas Citrus Season is just around the corner and we are excited to report that based on pre-season estimates we will have double the volume from last season! We are around 60 days away from harvest season for these big, beautiful, grapefruit and are looking forward to some of the sweetest, juiciest crop we have produced in years! We are looking forward to having an amazing season with you! Reserve your World Famous Rio Ruby (TM) Grapefruit today! <

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    What is the Best Fruit for a Healthy Gut?

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    Pear season is here, and if you’re looking to order mail fruit that’s good for your gut, you can’t do better than this autumn fruit. Pear health benefits include being low in calories and high in fiber, which makes them an ideal autumn snack for those looking to eat healthier. But there are other benefits of eating pears: pears also contain beneficial antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that can help improve gut health. Pear Facts When you shop for pears online at Hale Groves, it may surprise you to find that you can order pears of several different varieties. The most…

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