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Why are Apples Linked to the Holidays?

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Oranges are most likely to come to mind first when we think of Christmas fruit – the winter citrus is a traditional addition to hanging stockings. But gourmet apples make a regular appearance in Christmas gift baskets, and no wonder – in some parts of the world, apples have long... more

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How to Use Up All Your Apples

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Did you recently get an apple fruit box from Pittman & Davis? If so, lucky you! If you buy Fuji apples regularly, we can guarantee you’ll appreciate the difference between a big Fuji Apple from your local grocery store chain and one from our orchards. If it never occurred to... more

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Mandarins, Tangerines, Clementines: What’s the Difference?

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It’s round and orange, but is it an orange? Color aside (fun fact: the color was named for the fruit, not the fruit for the color, but that’s another story), oranges have a distinctive tangy-sweet flavor that can’t be mistaken for anything else. In some varieties it may be sweeter, in others... more

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Facts/Uses for Clementines

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You know those tangerines you bought at the grocery store? They may actually be Clementines. The terms “Clementine” and Tangerine” are often used interchangeably in the US, but they’re not the same fruit. Tangerines are actually a variety of mandarin (one of the original citrus fruits, along with pomelos and... more

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3 Big (and Surprising) Health Benefits from Pears

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Are you pumped for pear season? You should be – while apples (the quintessential fall fruit) have a reputation for keeping the doctor away, pears (the “other” fall fruit) also do their part in keeping you healthy. In fact, some of pears most powerful health benefits directly address our greatest... more

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Health Benefits of Apples

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What’s high on America’s list of top health concerns? COVID-19 aside, the usual suspects probably won’t be much of a surprise to you: they include cancer, heart disease, diabetes (particularly Type II), dementia and obesity. But it may surprise you to learn that the apple – a common fruit –... more

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Unique Holiday Gifts for Co-workers

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Finding holiday gifts for the people you care is meant to be fun and satisfying, not stressful – but when your list is long and you’re not sure of your all your recipients’ personal tastes, it can quickly turn into a chore. Let Pittman & Davis help you find the... more

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Health Benefits & Uses for Peaches

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Summer is peach season, and Pittman & Davis’s gourmet peaches are always a popular item! Known for their sweetness, our Georgia Peaches are the pick of early summer, while our Sweet Peaches take us through to fall with their delectable taste and “grillability.” But this pretty stone fruit is more... more

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3 Ways to Preserve Pears for Later Use

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Do you not like to buy pears because you feel like they don’t last very long? You may not know how to store them – or how to choose a good pear to begin with. A pear is ready to eat when it yields to gentle thumb pressure at the... more

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Corporate Gift Ideas for Employees

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You already know the many benefits of providing corporate gifts for clients. But what about your employees – is it worthwhile giving gifts to your valued workers, too? The Benefits of Remembering Your Employees with Gifts It’s long been known that happy employees are productive employees, and at a time... more

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