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White Grapefruit

The White Grapefruit is also known as a "Golden Grapefruit". It's interior and color can range from white to yellow and is seedless, sweet and juicy. The rind is smooth and yellow.

Seasonal Availability

MONTH J F M A M J J A S O N D
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J F M A M J J A S O N D
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Regions

Florida

Health Benefits

  • Half of one grapefruit provides at least 100% of the daily value for Vitamin C
  • Along with vitamin C, grapefruit provides a host of other nutrients that your immune system needs to stay strong and healthy
  • Sodium free
  • Saturated fat free
  • Cholesterol free
  • Can be part of a heart healthy diet and lifestyle
  • Grapefruit is part of the "super food" family

How to Select

Select a grapefruit that is round, firm and heavy is size.  The skin should be smooth and yellow.  The interior will have a white flesh. Skin blemishes or other minor flaws on the skin does not affect the eating quality of the fruit.  Grapefruit are fully ripe when picked. They will not continue to ripen once they are harvested.

How to Store

Grapefruit is best stored loose at cool room temperature for four to five days.  For the best flavor and nutrition, store your grapefruit in your refrigerator crisper away from vegetables for up to three weeks. Never store grapefruit in a plastic bag.

 

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