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New Years Resolution: Eat Honeybell Tangelos

Honeybells_Large2016 is upon us and so is Honeybell season! Honeybell tangelo season is a treat to look forward to because of its short duration (only lasts the month of January usually).  What most people don’t realize, is that the Honeybell tangelo is not an orange at all! The delectable combination of a Darcy tangerine and Duncan grapefruit that produces the delicous, sweet Honeybell Tangelo.

Why be excited about Honeybell tangelos?

  • Honeybell tangelos are seedless and very juicy. You can depend on the Honeybell tangelos to have more juice than they have flesh!
  • Honeybells are identified by their neck which has a stem shape and the overall shape of the fruit, which is shaped like a bell.
  • Honeybell tangelos have a thin skin, which makes them easy to peel. They usually are 3 to 3.5 inches in diameter, which means there is more delicious fruit to enjoy!
  • Honeybell tangelos are some of the sweetest citrus available

Honeybell tangelos are also packed with high amounts of Vitamin C, potassium and fiber. This delicious fruit is a great gift for the month of January to help fight off flu season and help get your healthy New Years resolutions on track! Order your 1/2 tray, full tray or up to 4 trays of Honeybell tangelos today at orangering.com. Hurry.. the season is short and availability is limited!

Why oranges make a great New Years gift for your host or hostess

florida oranges new yearIn Chinese culture, a gift of oranges and tangerines are seen as wishing your host an abundance of prosperity and happiness. The bright color of oranges is seen as a symbol of gold, which means it brings good luck and wealth. During Chinese New Year, Mandarin oranges and tangerines are considered traditional symbols of abundance and good fortune. During the two-week celebration, they are frequently displayed as decoration and presented as gifts to friends, relatives, and business associates. You can arrange to give them the perfect gift of good fortune by ordering at orangering.com.

In American culture, orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is associated with joy, sunshine, and the tropics. Orange represents enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity, success and encouragement. Florida oranges being shipped as gift fruit has a 100 year history. You can continue the tradition by ordering fresh, hand-picked Florida oranges at orangering.com.

Regardless of culture, gifting Florida oranges is a great way to help your host or hostess get their New Years Resolutions of eating healthy to a great start. View our blog post on the nutritional benefits of Florida oranges. High doses of Vitamin C help with immunity (which is helpful during flu season) and help prevent cancer.

And if you needed another reason to gift Florida oranges… January is honeybell (tangelo) season! This fruit is sweet and easy to peel. If you’ve never known the pleasure, make sure to put Honeybells on your must-have list. Their season is short and their availability is limited, so order today to secure your delivery of this delicious fruit.