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In the United States, Texas is the third largest citrus producer behind California and Florida. Majority of the Citrus grown in Texas is grown in the Rio Grande Valley Region. The extremely fertile soil coupled with the high heat and mild winters makes the location prime for citrus growing.

Come join as us we explore the wonderful varieties of citrus fruit available in Texas from the tiny and strange-sounding Kumquat to the large but extremely delicious Pomelo. Get tips on how to buy them, how to store them, when they’re in season and maybe even get an idea or two for your next dish, all here in our Texas Real Food Promptuary.