Grapefruits are grown in countries throughout the world including the United States, Israel, Spain, Greece, Brazil and Cuba. However, the United States is the world's number one producer. Grapefruits grow on trees in clusters, just as grapes- that's where they got their name!
GrapefruitsCommodity Fact Sheets: Citrus Fruits (PDF | 411KB)
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom.
Information on history, varieties, nutritional value and the production of citrus fruits. Also includes lesson ideas, fun facts and a short lesson plan with activities.
Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated. Available in black & white and color.
Grapefruit Fact Sheet (PDF | 488 KB)
New Jersey Team Nutrition Project.
This resource contains fun facts about grapefruit, as well as recipes and marketing tips for school food service. Part of the Quick Steps to Fruits and Vegetables Galore, and Dairy Too! training program.
Photo of Citrus Fruits
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
This high-quality photo of orange, lime, lemon, and grapefruit cross-sections could be used as part of a display about grapefruit. From the Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery.
What Fruits & Vegetables are in Season?
Produce for Better Health Foundation. Fruits and Veggies More Matters.
Discover what fruits and vegetables are available in each season of the year.