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Benefits of Fruit Delivery

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During a pandemic, the benefits of having your fruit delivered right to you have become obvious – it saves you from exposure to COVID-19. But having your fruit (like grapefruit!) delivered instead of going to your local grocers to pick it up offers many more advantages than just avoiding contact... more

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Pittman & Davis: Navel Orange Facts

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You’ve probably enjoyed navel oranges from childhood on up, but there are a lot of interesting facts about this citrus powerhouse you may not know. Read on for answers to some frequently asked questions about the classic navel orange: What is a navel orange? Navel oranges belong to the citrus... more

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Does Grapefruit Make You Sleepy?

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Is there any truth to the old wives’ tale that eating grapefruit can make you fall asleep? Grapefruit benefits are many – it’s refreshing, it’s low in calories and it’s full of fiber to keep hunger at bay while you snooze. Compared to other, less-healthy late-night snacks, grapefruit is good for... more

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Health Benefits of Navel Oranges

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There are many orange varieties, but the two most popular in the US are, arguably, the navel orange and the Valencia orange. Both are sweet oranges with amazing flavor, but when you want to make fresh orange juice your best bet is to go with Valencia vs. navel oranges. When... more

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Honeybell Facts

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What is a honeybell? Even the name sounds beautiful, calling to mind an image of a sweet, golden bell. But you can actually eat these bells – and not only are they good as they sound, they’re good for you, too! Read on for the answers to top five frequently... more

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What is the Difference Between a Tangerine and an Orange?

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It’s round, orange, sweet, nutritious and has a fresh, citrusy scent. It’s an orange! No, wait…it’s a tangerine! Well, which is it?? It can be easy to confuse a tangerine fruit for an orange at first glance, but on closer examination these two fruits (while closely related) actually have several... more

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What Tangerines Are Seedless?

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The title of this article is actually a trick question, because true tangerines are not, in fact, seedless. There are many varieties of tangerines and related citrus fruits that are often marketed as tangerines, but are not true tangerines. “Halo tangerines,” for example, refer not to a true tangor but... more

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When Are Texas Navel Oranges in Season?

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What is a navel orange? Only one of the most popular fruits in the world! Maybe it’s their sweet, tangy flavor which brightens up a gray winter day (navel orange season is November through early May, which is why the navel oranges is also known as a “winter orange”). Maybe... more

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What is the Difference Between a Navel Orange and a Honeybell

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Navel oranges and honeybell oranges are both citrus fruits, but what distinguishes one from the other? Both are winter fruits (though the honeybell’s season is shorter than navel orange season), both have orange peels and both taste fantastic, there are a lot of differences as well. Here’s a quick rundown:... more

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What’s The Best Get Well Gifts For The Holiday Season?

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Scratching your head over what to get that special someone this year? You’re not alone – finding a great gift (one they’re sure to love and one you feel good about giving) can be a challenge, especially when you’re gifting from across the miles. Throw in a recipient in delicate health... more

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