4 Kinds of Grapefruit Goodies To Add to Your Cafe Menu
Juicy, sweet, and healthy: there are a lot of reasons to love grapefruit, and your customers are sure to love them too. In fact, they probably already do! Now all you need to do is add them to the menu! Add some zing to your cafe menu with one or all of these great grapefruit goodie ideas.
With their windswept skin and winter-ripened sweetness, Rio red grapefruits are the best fruit around for you to offer at your cafe.
1. Grapefruit Halves
Keep it simple, keep it sweet. Rio red grapefruit halves are a great way to sell this yummy fruit. You can slice and wrap each half in plastic to sell fresh fruit or choose from a wide variety of recipes for grilling or roasting grapefruit halves to perfection.
From foodies to health nuts, every customer is sure to love the convenient goodness of Rio red grapefruit halves.
2. Grapefruit Smoothies
Need some more pep in your menu? Look no further than a grapefruit smoothie! There are endless combinations of produce that you can use to make a delicious grapefruit smoothie, but you can find a few of our favorites below:
- The Go-To Grapefruit Smoothie — red grapefruit, pineapple, and Greek yogurt
- The Green Grapefruit Smoothie — red grapefruit, spinach, apple, and banana
- Mango Grapefruit Smoothie — red grapefruit, mango, and banana
- Strawberry Grapefruit Smoothie — red grapefruit, strawberries, and apple
- Choco Grapefruit Smoothie — red grapefruit, lemon, banana, and chocolate
From ginger and honey to almond milk and chia seeds, don’t forget to add in all the extras you need to make each smoothie a real knockout!
3. Grapefruit Juices
Go with a classic: grapefruit juice. For more than a century, people have been drinking grapefruit juice with meals as both a delicious treat and essential part of a good diet. Both refreshing and energizing, grapefruit juice is also an excellent alternative to traditional caffeinated beverages. You can stick with the old reliable, 100% grapefruit juice, or use a combination of juices to make an extra special drink!
- Grapefruit juice with mint
- Citrus mix with grapefruit, orange, and lemon juice
- Apple grapefruit juice
- Cranberry grapefruit juice
- Grapefruit hibiscus juice
4. Grapefruit Jams and Jellies
Finally, if you’re looking to step up the class and quality of your menu, grapefruit jellies and jams are the way to go. No matter what sort of food you already offer on your menu, grapefruit spreads are sure to make a great addition.
You can offer complimentary grapefruit jelly along with rolls or biscuits, or add a menu item for toast with grapefruit jelly. Grapefruit jelly even makes a great topper for waffles! The options are endless!
Source Delicious Rio Red Grapefruit From Winter Sweetz Grapefruit Growers
Adding a new item to your menu can be a great way to both boost sales amongst existing customers and grow your customer base. With its health benefits and unique flavor, grapefruit are sure to make the perfect addition to the menu at your cafe or restaurant.
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