Florida Honey Tangerines
Fast Facts
Availability Mar 1 to Mar 27
Status Avail. Next Season
Shipped to US* & Canada**
*excluding AK, HI
**excluding T, V, X, Y codes

Florida Honey Tangerines

A taste that's just like honey makes Florida Honey Tangerines a must-have! And with a zipper skin, they peel and section easily, making them perfect for on-the-go snacking. Just make sure you have enough to share with everyone.

Florida Honey Tangerines, also known as Murcott Tangerines or Honey Murcotts, are oval with a pebbly, bright orange skin. The thin zipper skin comes away from the fruit easily, revealing richly colored sections that readily separate and are filled with honey-sweet juice. Florida Honey Tangerines have some seeds and are excellent for fresh eating. The juice may be refrigerated for 1-2 days or may be frozen. Shake well to remix juice if it separates after freezing.

The flavor of the Florida Honey Tangerine juice is damaged by processing. Consequently this delicious fruit and its juice are only available as a fresh product.

No Longer Available This Season
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Rick Del Greco Owner, Florida Fruit Shippers

Availability
Our Florida Honey Tangerines are available March only.

"Make it Deluxe" option not available to Arizona, California, Louisiana and Texas; also some portions of Oklahoma, New Mexico and Nevada.

History
Like Fall Star Tangerines and Temple Oranges, Florida Honey Tangerines are tangors, a hybrid of mandarin and sweet orange. Unlike its cousins, however, Honey Tangerines were not a chance discovery. Working at a USDA nursery in Miami, Walter T. Swingle first created the hybrid in 1913 and sent a tree to Safety Harbor, Florida for testing and propagation. Charles Murcott Smith further propagated the tree in 1922 and by 1928 the tree and fruit became a commercial success known as the Honey Murcott.

Still officially designated as Honey Murcott, Florida Honey Tangerines are the latest maturing tangerine of the citrus season. That is why Florida Honey Tangerines have such a rich color and flavor.

Nutritional Information for Florida Honey Tangerines
One large tangerine, about 98 grams:

  • 43 calories
  • 1 g protein
  • 2 g dietary fiber
  • 13 mg calcium
  • 154 mg potassium
  • 90 RE vitamin A
  • 30 mg vitamin C
  • 20 mcg folate

Florida Honey Tangerines Product Specifications

Honey Tangerine Sampler, 9 Pieces
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  1 person
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include Ruby Red Grapefruit
  Weight (approx.):  6 lb/2.5 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  9 Tangerines -OR-
    5 Tangerines, 3 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Honey Tangerines, 1 Tray
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  1 person
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include Ruby Red Grapefruit
  Weight (approx.):  9.5 lb/4.3 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  12-15 oranges -OR-
    6-8 oranges, 4 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Honey Tangerines, Jumbo Tray
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  1-3 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include Ruby Red Grapefruit
  Weight (approx.):  16 lb/7 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  18-20 oranges -OR-
    9 oranges, 6 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada

Honey Tangerines, 2 Trays
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  2-3 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include Ruby Red Grapefruit
  Weight (approx.):  19 lb/8.6 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  24-30 oranges -OR-
    16 oranges, 9 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Honey Tangerines, 3 Trays
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  3-5 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include Ruby Red Grapefruit
  Weight (approx.):  29 lb/13 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  36-45 oranges -OR-
    24 oranges, 12 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Honey Tangerines, 4 Trays
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  4-6 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include Ruby Red Grapefruit
  Weight (approx.):  39 lb/17.5 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  48-60 oranges -OR-
    32 oranges, 16 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
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