Sending Texas Grapefruit
Grapefruits make a great gift for family and friends. Or you can even order grapefruits for yourself. Perfect times for sending grapefruits are birthdays, anniversaries or holidays. The following places are some great choices when looking for fresh Texas grapefruit.
Red Cooper has been providing fresh, quality citrus for well over 30 years. Red Cooper started out as a small grapefruit farm in South Texas and has since grown to one of the major grapefruit shippers that send grapefruit all over the country. Besides grapefruit, the company also sells grapefruit juice and grapefruit candies. The grapefruits are Ruby Red which are virtually seedless and sweet tasting. Grapefruit candies are available from late November through January.
South Texas Organics
South Texas Organics is the largest grower and shipper of organic Texas citrus. South Texas Organics started in 1984. They began with just 60 acres and now boast more than 500 acres. They are the leading organic wholesale and mail order shipper. The company is owned by Dennis and Lynda Holbrook. Dennis is part of a citrus and row crop farming family.
Thompson Rio Pride
2823 South Pleasant View Drive
Weslaco, Texas 78596
Owner, Donald Thompson, is the past “King Citrus” Texas Citrus Festival. The company sends grapefruit all over the nation and Canada. They have many options available when choosing grapefruit packages including half dozen, dozen and half bushel.
Bells Farm to Market
116 South Ware Road
McAllen, Texas 78501
Bells Farm sends the best grapefruit in town. They are members of the Texas Produce Associate, Texas Farm Bureau, Go Texas, McAllen Chamber of Commerce and Mission Chamber of Commerce. They guarantee the quality of their products 100%.
25691 Atlas Palmas Road
Harlingen, Texas 78551
The company was started in the early 1930's by Stanley B. Crockett Sr. when he began growing citrus groves. In the 1960's, the company began sending Texas citrus fruit nationwide. They chose only the top 5% of their crop from their citrus trees to ship to customers. Their monthly fruit club is a popular feature in their catalog. Customers can receive a regular shipment of grapefruit or oranges every month for either three or six months. Customers can choose as few as six grapefruits or oranges each month to as many as two dozen.
8017 North Ware Road
McAllen, Texas 78502
G&S Groves grows, sells and ships certified organic Texas citrus fruit. They harvest their citrus trees from Early December through the middle of March. Because their grapefruits are organic, the grapefruits are larger than commercial grapefruit that you might find sold in stores. The company is certified by organic certifiers.
These are all excellent sources of having grapefruit shipped to you, friends or family members.