Sweet and Neat Techniques: The Score | The FruitGuys

Using a sharp or serrated knife, trim off the top and bottom of your orange peel, then score the orange peel vertically from top to bottom in several places, being careful not to cut into the fruit. Remove each strip of peel, then gently split your orange into sections to enjoy. 

Sweet and Neat Techniques: The Roll | The FruitGuys

If you don’t have access to a knife, you can loosen the skin of the orange by rolling it firmly on your desk for 20–30 seconds. To start peeling, gently puncture the skin with your thumbnail near the top or bottom of the orange.

Sweet and Neat Techniques: The Wedge | The FruitGuys

Using a sharp or serrated knife, trim off the top and bottom of your orange peel, then slice the orange in half from top to bottom. Place halved oranges on the cutting board, slice each half into three or four wedges, then eat the orange out of the peel.

The Scoop on Sweet Cherries

From Bings to Rainiers, we toast our farmer friends who've grown these scrumptious pop-in-your-mouth treats.

Ode to The Apricot!

Apricots are one of the first summer stone fruits to come to market. This is, shall we say, apropos, as a perfectly ripe apricot has the hue of a vibrant summer sunset. Along with their orange-gold coloring, ripe apricots give slightly to the touch and have a sweet, lovely aroma.

Stone Fruit Season!

What do peaches, plums, cherries, and nectarines have in common? They all contain a hard central seed or “stone” (hence the name). After a long winter without these prized stone fruits, spring launches a smorgasbord of sweet, juicy goodness to choose from.

How to Pick a Ripe Nectarine!

Nectarines are a member of the stone fruit family. To choose a ripe, juicy nectarine, look for fruit that gives slightly to the touch and doesn’t have a greenish tint. The tastiest nectarines have “sugar spots,” tiny pale speckles that indicate intense sweetness. Yummy!


The Ripening Secrets of Pears!

Learn how to determine when these sweet, juicy, mysterious fruits are ripe!


Food That Works: Red Bartlett Pear Highlight

Tune into this pear-fect clip to learn all about the Red Bartlett pear! Learn about the textures, tastes, and ripening techniques of the fruit!

How to Make a Strawberry Rose?

Not only are strawberries delicious and nutritious, but with this easy technique, they double as a beautiful garnish for your fruit plate. Try this simple tip to impress your friends and coworkers with a fruitful display!