Florida Citrus Makes a Great Christmas Gift

By: Christopher Follenus

If you enjoy giving friends and family unique presents throughout the holiday season, Florida citrus makes a great Christmas gift.  Fill stockings with fresh oranges, or ship a citrus gift box and handmade citrus candies to loved ones across the country.

Soft serve ice cream, orange and tangerine juice, pecans, oranges and strawberries at Ridge Island Groves. Florida Citrus Makes a Great Christmas Gift

Ridge Island Groves Gift Boxes

Enjoy a taste of Old Florida when you visit Ridge Island Groves in Haines City. Here you can grab fresh orange juice, or enjoy a custom-made citrus flavored soft serve ice cream. You can even pick-up a citrus-inspired gift on the way out.

But come this time of year, the age old Florida tradition of shipping citrus to loved ones around the county takes center stage. If a tray of oranges isn’t what you are looking for, they also ship ruby red grapefruit. Can’t decide between the 2? A mixed tray of citrus goodness dubbed the Triple Treat might be what you’re looking for. Also available for shipping is their raw and unfiltered orange blossom honey, or their “Florida in a Jar” mix of various marmalades, jellies, and spreads.

Rows of colorful candy packets at Davidson of Dundee in Dundee, FL

Davidson of Dundee Citrus Candy Baskets

Davidson of Dundee has been making citrus candies by hand for decades. Shop visitors can tour the factory and enjoy free samples of citrus candy, chocolate and fresh fruit.

During the holidays, it’s easy to shop for old-fashioned citrus candies, jellies, marmalades and chocolates from the comfort of your home. Davidson of Dundee holiday gift baskets are perfect for friends and family who are in need of a little dose of Florida sunshine.

For more ideas check out our Central Florida Holiday Gift Guide

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