Author Archives: Joan Becker

Florida Valencia Oranges Are America’s Favorite Juicing Orange

Bursting with sweet, flavorful juice, Florida Valencia Oranges are America’s favorite juicing orange, although they’re equally delicious eaten out of hand. The world’s best-known orange, Valencias were named for the city of Valencia, Spain where oranges of legendary sweetness have … Continue reading

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Florida Crimson Grapefruit: The Star of Grapefruit Family

The pink blush on the bright yellow rind of Florida Crimson Grapefruit offers only a hint of the luscious, surprisingly deep red flesh inside. Three times more colorful than Florida’s popular Ruby Red Grapefruit, Florida Crimsons are plump, seedless and … Continue reading

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Florida Grapefruit Weight-Loss Claims Are True!

Dieters have been munching on grapefruit and extolling its virtue as a weight-loss aid for decades, but are those claims fact or just another dieting myth? Happily for fans of this sweet but tangy Florida citrus fruit, the weight-loss claims … Continue reading

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Ortaniques Add Caribbean Spice to Florida Citrus

Exceptionally juicy and delicious with a sweet, rich flavor, Florida Ortaniques add a dash of Caribbean spice to the Florida citrus family. Bright orange in color and wonderfully aromatic, Ortaniques originally appeared in Jamaica and were brought to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Late Season Florida Tangerines Are Sweet as Honey

Florida Honey Tangerines are a late-season favorite prized for their honey-sweet flavor and sparkling juice. Grown only in the state of Florida, the arrival of Florida Honey Tangerines is a happy burst of Florida sunshine and pleasant reminder that spring … Continue reading

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Florida Temple Oranges Are for Lovers

Around Valentine’s Day, Mother Nature plays cupid, spicing up the citrus world with the delivery of deliciously sweet and tangy Florida Temple Oranges. Only available from FloridaOrange.com during the month of February, Florida temple oranges are deliciously sweet and tangy … Continue reading

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Get Ready! Florida HoneyBell Season Is Nearly Here!

Florida HoneyBells are an exceptionally sweet and juicy. Their only disadvantage is their extremely short harvest period. Only available for a few weeks in January, demand is always high for this super sweet but oddly shaped Florida citrus fruit. A … Continue reading

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