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Why do Navel Oranges have navels?

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Fresh naval oranges are a terrific snack. They are, easy to peel, easy to section, and seedless. They have a refreshing flavor, are juicy, and are filled with vitamins that make them a healthful snacking choice. The Navel in the Navel The navel orange can be easily distinguished from other... more

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Best Pairings of Navel Oranges and Ruby Red Grapefruit

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Citrus fruits have always graced our tables and countertops at home and even in business settings. It is not just because of their appetizing vivid colors and appealing citrus aroma, but also because they are tasty, refreshing and utterly nutritious and healthy. But did you know that aside from the... more

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Are tangelos good for you?

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Generally speaking, all fruits are good for you; it is just that some fruits taste better, are juicier and have more nutritional benefits than others. Use honeybell tangelos as an example. Honeybells are premium citrus fruit that are well-known for their intensely sweet taste and super juicy and flavorful flesh.... more

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How much grapefruit should you eat in a day?

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Citrus encompasses a wide range of fruit, from the popular oranges known for their juice or eating out of hand, to lemons and limes used in all sorts of culinary recipes. But one citrus fruit, the grapefruit, has received much attention due to its many health benefits. Modern grapefruit are... more

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Pittman & Davis January 2019 Grove Update

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A thin skin makes Honeybells easy to peel, but also makes them far more delicate in the field. We cradle each individual Honeybell by hand and pick them by clipping the stem. This method is slower, but we do it to ensure that your Honeybells always arrive in perfect condition.... more

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What’s the difference between Honeybell Oranges and Navel Oranges?

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Not all oranges are created equal. Some are sweeter than the others, some are bigger, some more tart than sweet, some juicier, some are seedless and some more appetizing than other varieties. This is true when comparing the two most popular winter citrus oranges – the premium Honeybell orange and... more

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What’s the difference between a Cara Cara Orange and a Navel Orange?

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Genus citrus from the flowering family Rutaceae is one of the few taxonomic groups where mutation is a common thing. Genetically mutated fruit or bud sports appear and show characteristics that are different compared to the rest of the tree. The same is true for Cara Cara Oranges – a... more

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What are Honeybells?

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When people receive honeybell oranges as a gift they immediately feel special. Why? It is because honeybells are considered rare, premium, and elite fruits in the citrus family. Honeybells are sweet winter citrus fruits with somewhat dimpled, red-orange skin that is easy to peel. They have an identifiable long stem-end... more

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Fruit Cake: A Holiday Tradition

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After recently seeing the movie “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” I was reminded of how lucky I have been to grow up in a large family with whom to learn, share stories, and celebrate holidays. Of the many holidays my family and I celebrate together, the grandest and most memorable is always... more

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Is it safe to ship grapefruit to a diabetic?

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Some people’s faces still cringe and scrunch up because they find grapefruit bitter and too acidic for their liking, but everyone knows that the numerous Texas grapefruit varieties (white grapefruit, pink grapefruit and red grapefruit) are packed with vitamins and minerals that help the body fight off diseases. The Grapefruit... more

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