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Winter Sweetz Rio Red Grapefruit

$36.50

We’re ready to send a box of delicious sweetz your way!

Our gift box is approximately 17-18 lbs. and bursting with 18- 24 sweet, tree-ripened Texas red grapefruit.

Send some Winter Sweetz love this season with the sweetest Texas red grapefruit!

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About Texas Rio Red Grapefruit

If you want to buy grapefruit that will put a smile on your face, you’ve come to the right place! This delicious fruit isn’t just full of delicious flavor, it’s also packed with healthy nutrients and vitamins. Texas Rio red grapefruits are the sweetest, most juicy grapefruit on the market, and you can score your own box of fresh tasty fruit from Winter Sweetz every fall and winter! Rio reds are perfect for snacking alone or as an additional flavor in countless scrumptious dishes! Whether you want to make your own gourmet goodies or you’re looking for a great birthday gift, Winter Sweetz has you covered with delectable mail-order grapefruit!

 

What Makes Rio Red Grapefruit a Cut Above the Rest?

What makes Texas grapefruit so special? The Texas climate is the perfect condition for growing grapefruit. With plenty of sunshine and rich, fertile soil, Texas is the ideal place to grow grapefruit trees and harvest tasty fruit. The winter winds in Texas help give our fruit their distinctive wind-scarred appearance and sweet taste, and our grapefruit trees are carefully planted and maintained to ensure the best quality fruit. You can’t beat a Texas Rio red grapefruit for taste, juiciness, or nutritional value!

 

Rio Red Grapefruit Nutrition Facts

Rio red grapefruits are absolutely full of essential nutrients and minerals that make them a great addition to a healthy diet. Below you can find some nutritional facts about red grapefruit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • 220 grams of water
  • 26 grams of carbohydrates
  • 2 grams of protein
  • 4 grams of fiber
  • 16 grams of sugar

In addition, grapefruit also contains calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, magnesium, and vitamin C.

 

How to Store and Eat Grapefruit

“Eating fresh grapefruit is truly a delight, but how can I keep my grapefruit fresher for longer?” 

If you want to keep your grapefruit fresh for as long as possible, seal them in a plastic bag in your refrigerator’s crisper drawer. This should keep your fruit tasting great for 3 weeks to 6 weeks. However, if you plan on eating your grapefruit sooner, we highly recommend storing your grapefruit on the counter as room-temperature fruit can taste sweeter.

When it comes time to eat your grapefruit, the options are endless! You can check out our Hints page for a guide on how to peel and segment grapefruit, or try out one of our countless grapefruit recipes! Plus, there are endless options you can choose from for DIY grapefruit gifts!

Additional information

Weight18 lbs
Dimensions14 × 12 × 8 in