Hale Indian River Groves was founded in 1947 in Florida, when Steve Hale, Jr., started packing and shipping fruit and gift baskets. The company continues to ship fresh fruits such as oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, clementines, tangelos, tomatoes, and more. Hale Groves also offers gift baskets, fru... Read Moreit baskets, and other gifts such as cake, candies, honey, jellies, nuts, and fruitcake. Grapefruit varieties include ruby red, deep red, and white grapefruit. Deep red grapefruit have a dark color on the inside, while white grapefruit are sweet and feature a thin easy-to-peel skin. Navel oranges are shipped in six different tray sizes and must pass six steps of inspection before being sold. Fruit assortments are also available from Hale Groves. The Sweet Six fruit assortment includes apples, pears, oranges, tangelos, white grapefruit, and ruby red grapefruit. Gift baskets and assortments are available for any holiday or special occasion, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, anniversaries, birthdays, and more. Weighing 22 pounds, the Abundant Christmas Day Basket contains almonds, chocolates, a chocolate bar, caramels, ginger cookies, peppermint bark, macadamia nuts, orange zest cake, chocolate-orange squares, chocolate-dipped coconut patties, and orange candies. The Citrus- Lover's Basket includes navel oranges, tangerines, and ruby red grapefruit in a woven sea-grass basket.