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John H. Shary and the Texas Grapefruit

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The grapefruit came to Texas in the late nineteenth century with little fanfare and low expectations. The exotic island fruit had been a flop in Florida, where it was deemed too sour for general consumption. But orchard owners in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas were willing to take... more

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Put Your Grapefruit Peel To Work

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Every morning all across America millions of folks dig into a juicy grapefruit for breakfast. They not only know how good a grapefruit taste but they’re probably also aware of all the amazing health benefits they receive from a daily dose of the citrus. Grapefruits are loaded with vitamin C,... more

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The Story of Texas Oranges

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Image via Wikipedia The orange was brought to Florida in 1565 by a group of Spanish Explorers. It was an instant hit. Over the next few centuries, farmers planted huge crops of the tropical fruit to satisfy local demand. By the early nineteenth century, demand was so high that the... more

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