Robbie’s Produce Tips: Rio Star Grapefruit

fresh grapefruit fruit with cut isolated on white background


  • Look for grapefruits with thin, smooth, firm skin that is blemish free.
  • Pick those that are heavy for their size.
  • Grapefruit can be stored at room temperature up to 1 week or in the refrigerator 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Grapefruit are ready to eat when they’re picked. No need to leave them out to ripen, just peel or cut and enjoy!
  • For ideas on how to incorporate this amazing, vitamin-packed fruit into your diet, check out our recipes.

Robbie with grapefruit_160Robbie Sigona is our produce buyer. He works with local farmers and scours the market for the very best in fresh fruits and vegetables – some of you won’t find anywhere else.

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