The grapefruit’s characteristics
The grapefruit, Latin citrus xparadis, is a citrus fruit. It is a naturally occurring hybrid of the citrus maxima, or pomelo, and the orange.
Consisting of 88 % water, the grapefruit has a vast range of vitamins (A, B5, B3, C, E and K), minerals (potassium, calcium), fiber and pectin. It has many nutritional qualities.
There are dozens of variety of grapefruit. Sunrise and Marsh are the most widespread.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of exotic fruit such the grapefruit and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping grapefruit, by sea or road from all countries of origin.
Grapefruit are available in several sizes from 32 to 55 and are marketed in boxes of 15kg or 18 kg. Packaging to order.