Juicy, Delicious Florida Grapefruit

The Florida grapefruit is known around the world for its great taste and nutritional benefits. It is one of the most nutrient dense fruits per calorie with high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A, while also supplying folate, potassium, fiber, and calcium.

Florida’s subtropical climate with moderate temperatures, abundant rainfall, plenty of sunshine and unique sandy soil help grow the sweetest and juiciest grapefruit in the world. There are three different colors of grapefruit; white, pink, or red depending on the pigmentation in the fruit. Grapefruits also range from sweet to sour depending on variety. The peak season is November through May.

Grapefruits are a hybrid fruit. The grapefruit was created by crossing a pummelo and an orange. The grapefruit name was coined because the hybrid fruits hung together in clusters on trees like large clusters of grapes.

For more information on Florida grapefruit please visit: https://www.floridacitrus.org/grapefruit/about-grapefruit/

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