How to Send Texas Grapefruit
We all know that grapefruit is good for our health. But if you live on say the east coast or the west coast, you are probably wondering how you can send delicious, sweet, juicy grapefruit to you, family members or friend's right? Well you are in luck because you can send Texas grapefruit. Here is how to send Texas grapefruit to yourself or any of your friends or loved ones.
Well the only thing you really need to know to send grapefruit is where to go online to have it shipped. Here is a list of great Texas companies that provide excellent Texas grapefruit as well as superior customer service.
25691 Atlas Palmas Road Harlingen, Texas 78551
K-Y Farms was started by Stanley B. Crockett Sr. in the 1930's. In the 1960's, Stanley's son, Brad, began sending grapefruits as well as other citrus fruit all over the nation. Now, Brad's son, Allan and his family are continuing with the family business. A normal citrus tree produces about 330 pounds of fruit. K-Y Farms only uses about 40 pounds of those 330 pounds to sell to its customers because that is all they believe that meets their high standards. They send grapefruit in various quantities such as half dozen or bushel.
Resaca Grove Farm
2200 Boca Chica Boulevard Brownsville, Texas 78521
Resaca Grove Farm is small and family owned. The farm was purchased in 1989. The company is members of “Go Texan” and “Texas Citrus Mutual.” For many years, the farm only sold Ruby Red grapefruit but now they have expanded their line to include navel oranges, pecan products and salsa. Customers can order quantities of six, twelve, twenty four or forty eight delicious grapefruit.
Pittman and Davis
8010 North Expressway 77 Harlingen, Texas 78552
Pittman and Davis is a family owned business that has been going strong for over 80 years. The company specializes in orchard fresh fruit, smoked meats, cheeses, baked goods and sweets. The story of how the company was founded is an interesting one. Frank Davis, along with his wife and family moved from Missouri to south Texas. Shortly after moving to Texas, Frank met local fruit grower Howard Pittman through a real estate agent. Frank previously worked for 14 years for a large mail order business. Pittman wanted to sell his prize winning citrus by mail order. So the two friends went into business together until the 1930's when Howard sold his share of the company to Frank.
Rogers Farms Donna, Texas 78537
Rogers Farms was established in 1924 by Charles A. Rogers in Chicago. In 1940, Charles moved his family and his business to south Texas. Today, the 3rd generation of the Rogers' family runs the company. All of the grapefruits are hand packed and inspected before shipping to customers.