Due to its tartness, juicieniness, and low calorie count grapefruits are a popular breakfast food and salad ingredient. 80% of the domestic crop and half of the world’s production are shipped from Florida.
Peak January through June.
Look for glossy, round, smooth grapfruits that are heavy for their size. Avoid gray-brown spots.
Grapfruits are juiciest at room temperature. They can be left out for a week or refrigerated for up to eight weeks.