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  • Texas Citrus Orange Varieties

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    Image via Wikipedia It starts in the fall. Texas citrus fruit first matures in October, and it will be available fresh for many months thereafter. Depending on what part of the season it is, however, different varieties of oranges are grown, and they may be produced for different purposes and have unique qualities. Considering the varieties of oranges grown in Texas at different points in the season goes a long way insofar as understanding what kinds of oranges are available at various times of year. Early in the Texas citrus season, Navel oranges begin appearing on store shelves. The Navel…

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  • Citrus in the Winter – Navel Oranges

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    The bright taste of citrus fruits gives people the impression of spring and summer. Think of a tall glass of tea or water and you see slices of lemons, limes, and even oranges as a part of the drink. Though spring and summer are great seasons for citrus, arguably the best season is during winter, because that is when navel oranges are available. navel oranges get their name from the funny looking bump on the top of the orange. That is where it is cut from the stem on which it grew. Since it slightly resembles a navel, that is…

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  • Texas Citrus Offerings Include Many Grapefruits and Oranges

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    Image by Christine â„¢ via Flickr As you may already realize, the state of Texas produces lots of citrus fruits that are enjoyed all over the United States. Although Florida may have the most orange and grapefruit juice cartons bearing the state's name, it is certainly not the only state that produces oranges, grapefruits, and tangerines. Texas citrus offerings also include these much-enjoyed fruits, and there are regions of Texas where the abundance of citrus groves is seemingly without end. The state's oranges and grapefruits are among the most plentiful fruits in a diverse Texas citrus lineup. Known for their…

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  • Grapefruit Nutrition Does not End with the Popular Citrus Diet

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    Grapefruit nutrition should be a part of every good diet. Not just for the immense amount of Vitamin C one can greatly benefit from, but for the many other reasons they are great for everyone young and old. The grapefruit diet was introduced many years ago as one of the best methods to lose weight and keep it off with ease. It is effective and it has been proven to work, but it also is not a means to diet this way for weeks or moths at a time. Instead, the grapefruit nutrition diet was utilized as a form of…

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  • Texas Citrus Grapefruit Varieties

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    Image by exfordy via Flickr The state of Texas produces a substantial quantity of the citrus fruit sold in the United States, and many already know that Texas citrus groves are full of full of oranges. Grapefruits, however, are also grown in Texas, and a number of varieties grown there are among the more popular kinds of grapefruit on the market. Whether it's the Henderson, the Ruby Red, or the Rio Star, any fan of the grapefruit is sure to appreciate these popular Texas varieties. Among the most commonly-grown ,and most commonly-consumed, Texas citrus varieties is the Henderson grapefruit. Popular…

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  • Texas Citrus Gift Ideas

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    Image by quinn.anya via Flickr As many are already aware, one of the best times to give fruit gifts is during the holiday season. Why? Well, it's in the late fall through the winter months that so many grapefruits and oranges are available fresh, and there are any number of Texas citrus fruits that are sure to make any holiday gift a special one. Whether it's a Henderson grapefruit display or a basket of Clementine tangerines, there are sevearl Texas citrus varieties that will make for special gifts. First of all, it's grapefruits that have created such a great reputation…

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  • Include Citrus Gifts at Your Corporate Event

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    When planning for a successful corporate event there are always many challenges. One of these is coming up with exciting and unique items to include in the gift that will be handed out at the affair. One of the all time favorites is a box or basket of all things citrus. Beautiful Texas Navel Oranges and Ruby Red grapefruit are exceptional choices for citrus gift baskets that may be also filled with gourmet treats. There are many companies that offer shipping services, allowing anyone to choose from a variety of gifts and place an order from the comfort of the…

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  • Add Red Grapefruit to a Citrus Fruit Salad Mixture

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    Image via Wikipedia Not every variety of citrus fruit is included in every citrus fruit salad that you may find in a grocery store. For this reason shoppers will find it is healthier to make a citrus fruit salad at home where they can choose what ingredients to include. In addition you can choose other fruits based on personal preference rather than only choosing the most common citrus and other fruits. Red grapefruit makes a healthy and unique addition to any citrus fruit salad along with other choices such as oranges, tangerines and even other types of grapefruit. Red grapefruit…

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  • Pittman & Davis February 2023 Grove Update

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    Fresh from the Sunbelt: Sumo Citrus®: Our Massive Sumo Citrus® has seen a downpour of rain in January. This has been excellent for our harvest, showing that these delicious, and incredibly large citrus are tasting excellent this season. We only expect the taste to improve until harvest begins! We are looking forward to an amazing season for Sumo Citrus® and invite you to try these deliciously, large citrus.  

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    The Significance of Valentine’s Day

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      February 14 is coming up fast! Ever wonder how Valentine’s Day got its start? Observed in many parts of the world, this ancient holiday is the time when candy, flowers, and other gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. Valentine’s Day contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman traditions. The name “Valentine” or “Valentinus” could refer to any of three different saints recognized by the Catholic Church, all of whom were martyred. One legend recounts the story of a 3rd Century priest who defied Emperor Claudius II’s decree against marriage for young…

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