minneola

(redirected from Minneolas)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

minneola

a juicy citrus fruit that is a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit
References in periodicals archive ?
Turkish minneola season Minneola is a hybrid between a mandarin and a grapefruit, the flavour is not too sweet (about 11-13 brix grade) and can even be a bit sour at times.
Bravante is projected to add 1 million field cartons of navels, 200,000 field cartons of Valencias, 150,000 field cartons of lemons, and 20,000 field cartons of minneolas to Sunkist's portfolio for the 2009-10 season.
Oppy, which sources citrus from around the globe, saw strong performance from Peruvian Minneola tangelos this year.
More Minneolas were sold for more money than ever before and Pummelos saw a record volume year in 2002.
The company has established a sales-based recovery initiative that sends a portion of the proceeds from sales of Peruvian Minneolas to those in Peru that need it most.
The good growing conditions in November and December have already been reflected with Suntina being in store a fortnight before Christmas with minneolas sharing the same pattern.
A preliminary survey indicates substantial damage to the company's navel and valencia oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and minneolas in the San Joaquin Valley.
Other specialty varieties--like mandarins, minneolas, clementines, pummelos, and oroblancos--are becoming more popular each year, says Tristan Millar, director of marketing for Los Alamitos, Calif.
Both Marsh Seedless and Sunrise grapefruit are down marginally more, and minneolas slashed by 47%.
5 million cartons of navels, valencias and Minneolas a year.
Minneolas and Suntinas continue to offer a bright spot within the easy peeler range, both being up by almost 50%.
We've been receiving more supplies, such as navel oranges and minneolas, from California," says Tony Misasi, senior vice president of perishables for the Grand Union Co.