In-season fresh fruits are generally on sale throughout the chilly and bleak winter months. In winter, you'll find a great selection of fruit that's freshest. Winter fruits like persimmons are only available for a few months and taste best when eaten in season.
This Chinese fruit is farmed worldwide, with a limited crop in California each winter. From Oct by December, it's prolific on the east coast and in store "exotic fruit" areas everywhere.
Most shops carry Anjou and Bartlett pears year-round, although other cultivars are only available from October to February.
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California and Texas cultivate this delicious, tangy, juicy fruit, but Florida is the biggest producer. Late fall through early spring is its peak season.
Cranberries' October–December season makes them the perfect festive fruit.
Oranges are available year-round at the grocery, but winter is when they taste best. Winter sales provide the tastiest oranges, clementines, and tangerines.
The shaggy brown exterior of this little green fruit hides a sweet, juicy fruit loaded of vitamin C, fiber, and vitamin K. US kiwi season is fall to early spring.
California's warm, dry environment produces 90% of US pomegranates. This winter fruit is popular from October through January.