October 24, 2016

We found the perfect sweet treat for this upcoming winter! Brown-Sugar Spiced Grapefruit is not only delicious but super easy to make.

Next time you go to your local grocery store make sure you ask them for Tropic Moon Texas Rio Star Grapefruit so you can try out this r...

October 29, 2014

Every October we join the Texas International Produce Association and set up a booth within Texas Town at the PMA Fresh Summit. (Produce Marketing Association is a trade organization representing companies of the global fresh produce and floral supply chain.) This year...

September 2, 2014

How to pick a grapefruit

  • Look for a Texas Sticker on the fruit

  • Choose a grapefruit with a red blushed skin that feels heavy for its size. Heavy fruit means lots of juice “Tropical Beauty Marks” or blemishes are caused by gentle breezes and don’t affect the fru...

July 2, 2014

Makes about 2 cups.



  • 1 Texas Red Grapefruit, peeled, sectioned and chopped

  • 1 large Texas Orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped

  • 1 medium tomato

  • 1 cup diced green, red, and yellow bell pepper (use a mixture of all three peppers for best colo...

June 25, 2014

In April we were invited to attend a luncheon and visit Brookshire Grocery Stores in Tyler, Texas. We got the opportunity to tour two of their stores and visit with their coporate office and buyers. It was very exciting an interesting to see our citrus displayed in bot...

June 24, 2014


  • 2 Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned

  • 2 Texas Oranges, sectioned

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened



  • In a medium bowl, combine grapefruit, oranges, and pineapple. Transfer...

June 11, 2014

Learn how sweet, juicy Texas Rio Star grapefruit get from the grove to the grocery store to the table. Then discover fun ways to use Rio Star in the kitchen to make the most of grapefruit's vitamin C and other nutrients.


Video by TexaSweet.

June 10, 2014



  • ½ cup Texas Rio Star Grapefruit

  • ½ (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ¼ cup crushed pineapple, well drained

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped dried apricots

  • ½ small banana, mashed

  • ½ teaspoons sugar

  • ¼ teaspoo...

May 15, 2014

Edinburg, TX - The Edinburg Citrus Association is welcoming a healthy growth spurt. Since the group has expanded its acreage, Edinburg is expecting a 30% increase in tonnage during the coming year. Having increased acreage itself by 35% means that ECA will be better ab...

May 15, 2014


  • 2 pounds rib-eye steak

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, pressed

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 4 ears fresh corn, husks removed

  • 1 (5-oz.) package fresh baby spinach

  • 2 ripe avocados, thi...

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