Citrus Varieties


Tangerines


Tangerines are actually from the Mandarin family. Mandarins are the heartiest of citrus and grow best in subtropical climates and conditions. Most people call Mandarins “tangerines.”  Tangerines are a variety of citrus fruit that are red-orange in skin color. They are always known for their paper-thin skin, which make them easy to peel, and easy-to-section inside […]

Limes


Lemons


Florida Oranges


Florida oranges represent history, health and agriculture. The history of Florida and oranges goes all the way back to early 20th-century promoters who began by selling 5-acre groves to farmers. Citrus in Florida quickly become a key element in agriculture, and still today, oranges and grapefruit are one of Florida’s largest commodity. However, despite it’s […]

Grapefruit


Grapefruit are a subtropical citrus tree.  They have a bitter tasting, to sweet-tasting, fruit which was originally named the “forbidden fruit” of the island of Barbados. Grapefruit trees are dark colored, evergreen trees that usually grow 15-20 feet tall. Grapefruit leaves are dark green, long and thin. When they blossom, they produce white, sweet smelling […]

Where to Find the Best Fruit Baskets for The Holidays


Fruit baskets are gifts that are commonly associated with Christmas. Ever since people started celebrating Christmas fresh fruit has been a part of the celebration. Giving fresh fruit is also a great way to give a healthy gift when people are already surrounded by sugary sweets and treats. Originally fruit was given as Christmas gifts […]

Healthy Tangerines Make Eating Right Easy


Tangerines, like a lot of citrus fruits, are full of the vitamins and minerals that can help you stay healthy. But did you know that tangerines can help fight obesity and diabetes too? It’s true. Medical studies have shown that a flavonoid in tangerines that can help fight obesity and diabetes. It also can help […]

The Tangerine is a Healthy Seasonal Delight With a Global History


The ever popular little fruit known as the tangerine is rich in history and tradition as well as being one of the tastiest, most nutritional and convenient-to-eat foods around.  The tangerine is actually a member of the mandarin family of oranges and is known to have been cultivated in China and Japan more than 3,000 […]

The Little Tangerine Is One of Nature’s Most Versatile Foods


The best months for tangerines are November through January in the United States and North America. They are smaller than most oranges and tangerines of good quality will be…

The Tangerine Is A Delicious Little Fruit That Has Come A Long Way


The Tangerine is one of the most popular varieties of the citrus fruit commonly known as the orange. What many people may not realize is that the tangerine is actually…

Have You Ever Heard of a Robinson Tangerine?


Here are all the citrus facts you ever wanted to know about the World-Famous Robinson Tangerine…