Category Archives: Vitamin C

Florida Tangelos Are Flavorful Result of Ancient Pollination Accident

Somewhere in Southeast Asia more than 3,500 years ago, a bee’s erratic flight led to the accidental pollination between a mandarin orange and a grapefruit. The result was a fruit that shared characteristics with of many of its citrus cousins … Continue reading

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Why US Citrus is Better than Imported Citrus

It is becoming more and more apparent just how important it is to consume products that are grown in or originate from the United States. Citrus makes up one fifth of all of the fruit that is consumed in the … Continue reading

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Pregnant? Florida Oranges Help Protect You and Your Baby

Orange juice tops the list of 5 foods all pregnant women need, says Parents.com. In addition to meeting 100% of the daily requirements for vitamin C, an 8-ounce glass of fresh-squeezed Florida orange juice is packed with folic acid and … Continue reading

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Vitamin C in Florida Oranges May Help Shorten Colds

It happens every fall. As soon as the temperature starts dropping, noses start to run. Everywhere you go you’re greeted by a symphony of sniffling, sneezing and coughing. Cold season has begun, and it’s probably just a matter of time … Continue reading

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Pucker Up for National Grapefruit Month

February gives you more than one reason to pucker up. Valentine’s Day, of course; but February is also National Grapefruit Month. Loved for its puckery tang, Florida grapefruit is the bold member of the Florida citrus family tree, but it … Continue reading

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Peel Florida Grapefruit for Full Health Benefit

Most people eat Florida grapefruit either by juicing it or sectioning it. When served as part of a nutritious breakfast or lunch, Florida grapefruit is usually served as a juice or cut it in half and eaten by spooning out … Continue reading

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Easy-Peel Florida Tangerines Are a Lunchbox Favorite

Packed with vitamin C and juicy flavor, easy-peel Florida tangerines are a favorite of the lunchbox and brown bag crowd. Now available for shipping, fresh, ripe Florida Autumn Star tangerines make a delicious addition to a nutritious lunch. Perfect for weight … Continue reading

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