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Grapefruit, Rio Star

Grapefruit, Rio Star

Description

Recognizable for its distinct smooth, reddish skin and deep red, sweet-tart flesh, created by its high level of sugar and acid.

Applications/Techniques

Use in salads and raw preparations, juices, cocktails and beverages, and vinaigrettes.

History

Most common red grapefruit variety

Rio Red and Ruby Star grapefruits are marketed under one trademark; Rio Star.

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