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Harvey's Groves
Brevard County: 321-636-6072 1-800-327-9312
Office hours: Mon.-Sat., 8:00am-5:00pm EST
Brevard County: 321-636-6072 1-800-327-9312
Office hours: Mon.-Sat., 8:00am-5:00pm EST

Benefits of Citrus Fruits

Healthy fruit includes juicy Valencias, sweet navel oranges and fresh Ruby Red grapefruit.

Citrus fruit benefits include not only their mouthwatering sweet taste and juiciness, but also the obvious health advantages. Eating healthy fruit is encouraged for everyone, and Florida citrus fruits make ideal healthy snacks. So what are considered citrus fruits? The citrus fruits list at Harvey's Groves includes Honeybell oranges, Valencias, navel oranges, honey tangerines, temple oranges, Ruby Red grapefruit and golden grapefruit.

Fresh Florida citrus fruits from Harvey's Groves are all sweet, juicy and plump. And, our Valencias, navel oranges and golden grapefruit are seedless. Our grapefruit has the longest growing season, from November through April, and our Honeybell oranges have the shortest and are available during January. Other Indian River citrus fruits have growing seasons falling with the months of November and April.

We have gourmet Florida oranges that are so easy to peel that we call them Zipper Skins! These include Honeybell oranges, honey tangerines and temple oranges. All of our Florida citrus fruits are hand-picked at the peak of freshness at our family-owned groves in Florida's famed Indian River region. Our Florida oranges and grapefruit benefit from nutrient-rich soil and the near-perfect climate of the Atlantic coast.

The health benefits of citrus fruits include the fact that they're loaded with Vitamin C, along with other vitamins and minerals like potassium, calcium, thiamin and niacin. In fact, health benefits of oranges include that they have more than 100% of the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C. All of our healthy fruit are low in calories and full of fiber. And added health benefits of grapefruit and other citrus fruits is that you don't have to add gobs of sugar for a sweet afternoon treat.

Sweet Florida oranges and fresh grapefruit are healthy snacks to enjoy every day.

Fresh Florida citrus fruits are the perfect substitutes for high-fat, high-calorie snacks. As our Indian River citrus fruits are packed full of vitamins and minerals, we like to call them nature's best medicine! Our gourmet Florida oranges and grapefruit are an easy breakfast choice and make healthy snacks throughout the day. But besides the health benefits of citrus fruits and easy snacking, what are citrus fruits also good for?

Citrus fruit benefits your health no matter how you eat them. Pack Florida oranges and grapefruit in backpacks, lunch boxes or picnic baskets for healthy snacks on the go. Keep bowls of Valencias, Honeybell oranges and Ruby Red grapefruit out on the dining room table. Make healthy fruit drinks with the delicious juice of our Florida oranges and grapefruit.

The juice of Florida citrus fruits is also ideal for cooking and baking. Use juice from Valencias and grapefruit to create sweet and savory marinades, sauces and salad dressings. Add Honeybell oranges and their juice to recipes for cookies, cakes and pies. And of course, Indian River citrus fruits are perfect in mixed green salads or as part of a delicious fruit salad.

The nutrition in fruit from Harvey's Groves is a result of the fertile soil they're grown in and the beautiful Florida sunshine of the Indian River region. Our fresh citrus fruit benefits from decades of growing experience and family pride in our Florida oranges and grapefruit. Enjoy healthy fruit for every meal, for snacks, for juicing and for adding to favorite recipes. From juicy Florida oranges to fresh grapefruit, make Indian River citrus fruits a healthy part of every day.

George Harvey
George Harvey displays his award-winning fruit at a trade show in the 1960s.

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Premium Florida Navel Oranges, Honeybell Oranges, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Tangerines and other fresh citrus fruit from Harvey's Groves make wonderful gifts. The Harvey family grows, packs and ships delicious fruit from groves in Florida's Indian River region, long considered the best place in America to grow sweet, juicy citrus. Every gift is carefully packed by hand and comes with excellent service and Harvey's Absolute Guarantee.

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