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Where are Tangerines Most Popular?

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Image by Swamibu via Flickr The tangerine is a popular fruit in a number of locations around the world. From North America to Africa to east Asia, people eat tangerines and include them in a number of culinary applications including traditional entrees and classic dessert items. The most popular spots... more

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Taking Care of Texas Oranges

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Image by Christine â„¢ via Flickr Oranges are one of world's most temperamental fruits. They grow exceptionally well in warm, humid climates. But when the temperature falls below 20 degrees Celsius, oranges crops are often damaged. This is a particularly important concern in the United States, where oranges are only... more

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How to Store Texas Grapefruit

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The proper way to store Texas grapefruit to keep it at the peak of taste largely depends on how quickly you plan to eat or use the fruit. Try to plan ahead, and know how long it will be after purchase before the Texas grapefruit is consumed. If you plan... more

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The White Grapefruit in America

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grower Insights, White Grapefruit

Image by exfordy via Flickr Though orange juice is the most popular fruit juice on the planet, grapefruit juice has done surprisingly well in comparably short period of time. In fact, the first concentrated and frozen forms of the juice didn't arrive in the U.S. until the nineteen-nineties. That's more... more

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The Red Texas Grapefruit vs. the White Grapefruit

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Image by ladybugbkt via Flickr The modern grapefruit is available in three popular varieties: the white, the pink and the red. In this article we are going focus on the nutritional differences between these three varieties in an attempt to determine which is the healthiest. Fortunately, each grapefruit has an... more

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The Story of the Texas Grapefruit

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America is the world leader in grapefruit production with over one-third of the annual output. But the exotic island fruit almost didn't make it in New World. In fact, it was a veritable flop when it first arrived. Brought to Florida in 1823 by a Spanish count, the grapefruit was... more

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Growing Texas Oranges

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grower Insights, Texas Oranges

Image via Wikipedia Oranges first came to Texas at the end of the nineteenth-century. Since that time, crops have been cultivated in one relatively small section of the state. The region is known as the Rio Grande Valley and it is located in South Texas. Because it has a subtropical... more

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The Growing and Harvesting of Honeybell Oranges

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grower Insights, Honeybell Oranges

Image via Wikipedia Until you have tasted honeybell oranges, you can never know a fruit that is so sweet and juicy. Its unique taste combined with its shape and limited availability makes it a very popular choice among those who have the good fortune to taste honeybell oranges. Unlike ordinary... more

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How to Grow Texas Oranges on Your Own

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Image via Wikipedia Sweet oranges are the most popular species of citrus fruit on the planet. Most historians believe that they were first cultivated in Northern India several hundred years ago. But the western world did not encounter the orange until the Age of Exploration. Famous explorers like Columbus brought... more

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The Cost of Growing Texas Oranges

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grower Insights, Texas Oranges

Image via Wikipedia The orange came to Texas sometime in the late nineteenth century. It was brought by Spanish missionaries who also delivered grapefruit seeds to local farmers. This was indeed a blessing, since the state was in desperate need of new agricultural products. Unfortunately, the orange had a less... more

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