All posts in Fruit Information

Is Texas Rio Ruby™ Red Grapefruit the Sweetest Variety of Grapefruit?

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Grapefruit often gets a bad rap as a so-called “diet” food, unbearably bitter and a chore to eat. But you shouldn’t dismiss this citrus super food out of hand…apart from being supremely healthy, grapefruit adds a crisp, refreshing taste to many recipes. And if its reputed tartness has scared you... more

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What’s the Difference Between a Sugar Belle and Navel Orange?

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Ever hear of sugar belle oranges? If not, you’re in for a treat. And if you’re already a lover of the classic navel orange, you’re in for a bigger treat once you actually taste this sweet and juicy little citrus gem! What is a navel orange? What’s a navel? Only... more

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4 Reasons Clementines Are Great for Kids

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Mandarin, clementine, tangerine, oh my! If you’re looking for a healthy, kid-friendly treat your child will love seeing in his or her lunchbox, look no further than the clementine (or clementina, which means “clementine” in Spanish). There are quite a few types of orange citrus fruits to choose from, and... more

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Do cara cara oranges interact with medications?

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Are Cara Cara Oranges Good For You? This Berry-Like Citrus is a Healthy, Tasty Treat! Ordinary oranges? Look again – cara cara navels may look like your garden-variety navel oranges, but inside they’re hiding a surprise! Just What is a Cara Cara Orange, Anyway? Nowadays you’re most likely to spot a... more

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What’s the Difference Between a Pomelo and a Grapefruit?

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How these related citrus fruits are alike – and how they’re not. Ever hear of a pomelo? If you love the taste of grapefruit, you owe a debt of gratitude to this lesser-known Southeast Asian citrus fruit, because it’s grapefruit’s director ancestor…grapefruit are actually a hybrid resulting from crossing pomelos... more

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Popular Varieties of the Perfect Pair

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With so many different types of pears to use for baking, cooking and just plain snacking, pears are a naturally sweet, tasty and healthful treat. It’s no wonder that, on average, pears are growing in popularity as a wholesome, versatile pantry staple. It wasn’t that long ago that we’d have... more

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Are Bartlett Pears Supposed to be Hard?

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There more than a thousand varieties of pears available. Among the most common are the Anjou, Bosc, Comice, Barlett, Concord, Seckel, and Ferrel. Not all pears ripen at the same and some get soft as they ripen like the Comice and Bartlett, while other varieties like Concord and Bosc remain... more

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Are Pears or Apples Healthier?

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Pears and apples are good for our health. They have high fiber content, low calories, are rich in antioxidants, are good sources of vitamin C and are free from saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol. If you want to feel full for a longer period without eating too much food, apples... more

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Which Oranges are the Sweetest?

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We buy oranges because we know they are good sources of vitamins A and C – powerful antioxidants that can help stave off infection and fight common colds. But besides the numerous health benefits of eating nutritious fresh oranges, we can also derive great joy from eating the juiciest, tastiest,... more

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How Much Vitamin C Does A Grapefruit Have?

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Many people consider the white Grapefruit an acquired taste because of its bitter pith and tart flavor with just the bare minimum of underlying sweetness. But did you know that underneath that sour taste is a wide range of essential vitamins and minerals that can protect you from various health... more

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