Ruby Red Grapefruit
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Ruby Red Grapefruit tree's origins lie within Texas and the fruit continues to thrive in regions of that state. In 1977, a disease-free budwood of Ruby Red grapefruits was made available to the public, allowing other citrus growing regions to begin cultivating the fruit for commercial markets.

The Ruby Red grapefruit is the standard of grapefruit in color, flavor and fragrance. Its rough, globular exterior is yellow-orange with a splash of rose. The peel is bittersweet, substantial and lacking fragrance until it is punctured or Zested. The segmented flesh is aromatically bright- rich in color, juice and sweet-tart flavor.

Season

Ruby Red Grapefruits are available year round.

Nutrition

Ruby Red Grapefruits provide an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber, plus has no fat and no cholesterol. One-half of a ruby red grapefruit contains about 60 calories.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes