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    The 6 Best Fruits for a Diabetes Diet

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    Do you have a loved one with diabetes to whom you’d like to send a gift for Easter, Mother’s Day, or another holiday? Buying food gifts for someone with diabetes can be a little tricky, but the good news is that many fruit baskets make great, attractive gifts for diabetics. Not only that, but the right fruits consumed in reasonable portions can also actually help regulate blood sugar, satisfy cravings for less healthy sweet things, and provide essential vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber that everyone needs to stay healthy – including diabetics. Here’s half a dozen of Pittman & Davis’s…

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    Fruit Baskets Get You Noticed

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    Fruit! Most everyone loves it, most everyone can eat it regardless of food restrictions, and most everyone buys it regularly. That’s why, if you’re struggling to come up with an amazing gift and have no idea what to get, a gift fruit basket will definitely stand out! Different Types of Gift Fruit Baskets Fruit baskets are always great gifts, but gift baskets containing fruit plus other gourmet treats can go even further to make your gift stand out. You can order fruit baskets for a variety of occasions – anniversaries, birthdays, Mother’s Day – but the holidays are a great…

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    Why are Tangerines So Popular?

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    It’s the time of year to buy tangerines from Pittman & Davis! Grown in Florida, Texas, and other states in the United States Sun Belt, tangerines are popular all over the world. They are also grown in other parts of the Americas, Asia, Africa, and in Mediterranean climates. But whether you prefer Florida or Texas Tangerines, anyone who experiences the delicious rush provided by this fruit becomes an instant convert to its cause! Honey-Sweet Tangerines, Sunburst, Gold Nuggets…whatever the variety, you can be sure that tangerines are one of the most popular of citrus fruits! Sweet and tangy tangerines are…

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    Pittman & Davis Grapefruit Chinese Chicken Recipe

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    If you love to orange or tangerine chicken when you order Chinese takeout, this recipe is for you! Traditional citrus chicken gets a sweet-and-sour twist with a Pittman & Davis Ruby Red Grapefruit. If you like extra tang (balanced with sweet brown sugar) in your citrus chicken, you need to try this…one grapefruit should do it for both zest and juice! (Be sure to zest the grapefruit before juicing it.) Ingredients: For the sauce: ⅓ c. Pittman & Davis Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice 1 Tbsp. Pittman & Davis Ruby Red Grapefruit zest 1½ c. water ⅓ c. rice wine vinegar…

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  • Honey Grapefruit Banana Bowl

    Pittman & Davis Honey Grapefruit with Bananas

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    Ready in just five minutes, this bowl of sweet-and-tangy minted fruit is great on its own or paired with a delectable omelet. Enjoy it at any time of day for a fresh burst of nutritious flavor! Ingredients: 2 Pittman & Davis Rio Ruby™ Red Grapefruits, chilled 1 banana, sliced 1 Tbsp. fresh mint, chopped 1 Tbsp. honey Directions: Cut grapefruit into segments, reserving ¼-cup juice. Combine grapefruit sections, juice, and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl. Toss gently to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and chill.

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  • Gifts to Support a Healthy Lifestyle

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    Looking for a great gift for a loved one? Treat the health nut (or wannabe health nut) to a beautiful basket full of gourmet fruits! Whether you have a specific giftee who is recovering from an illness, or you just want to send your recipient a gift with universal appeal, here are four gourmet fruit ideas for delivery from Pittman & Davis that are guaranteed to meet a wide variety of tastes: Citrus Fruits Citrus fruits (like tangerines and oranges) are known for being rich in Vitamin C, which helps strengthen the immune system to we’re less likely to get…

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    Pittman & Davis February 2022 Grove Update

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    From the Groves: Sumo Citrus®: As were move into February the Sumo‘s are sizing and have colored up nicely. Most importantly, the brix/sugars are climbing and the acids are coming down which gives our Sumo Citrus that amazing sweet mellow flavor unlike any other Mandarin.  

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  • How to Wash Your Fruit

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants, we know that fruit is super-good for us. But ingesting them with any harmful residues or germs that may have gotten on them isn’t, which is why it’s always important to wash your fruit before you eat it. This rule applies to all fresh fruit – whether it’s pears you’ve received in pear baskets from Pittman & Davis, apples you’ve bought in the grocery store, or you bought cherries online or picked them yourself. Just because it looks clean doesn’t mean it is – and while we at Pittman & Davis make sure…

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  • Quitting Sugar Doesn’t Mean Quitting Fruit

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information Gift Guidance

    With the start of a New Year comes New Year’s resolutions! Have you resolved to cut back on sugar this year? If so, we have good news for you…you don’t have to get rid of any fresh fruit gift baskets packed with premium fruit you may have received because, despite what you may have heard, giving up sugar does not mean you have to give up fruit! It’s no secret that sugar is bad for us. It lends to the prevalence of obesity, makes our cells age faster, increases our risk of diseases (such as Type II Diabetes, Heart Disease,…

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  • How to Get the Right Texture When Cooking Fruit

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Did more than one person send fruit to you this year, and you’re not sure what to do with the extras? Did you order fruit with the intention of using some of it for cooking? Whether it’s apples or mangos, fruit that’s cooked is delicious – but if you’ve never done it before, getting the texture just right can be a bit problematic. That’s because fruit softens as it is heated, and the longer it cooks, the softer it gets. The Type of Fruit Matters Before you go into the fruit delivery you received to look for fruits to cook,…

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