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 from January through June.
Look for glossy, round, smooth fruits that are heavy for their size. Avoid gray-brown spots.
Grapefruits are juiciest at room temperature. They can be left out for a week or refrigerated for up to eight weeks.