The road to stardom can be paved with adversity. Such was the case where our Star grapefruit was concerned. It took a few freezes in more northern parts of the state for farmers to realize how ideal the Indian River district is for growing outstanding grapefruit. Here, Gulf Stream breezes, sunshine, natural shelter, and a root system tapping nutrient-rich coquina limestone come together to produce lush, thin-skinned fruit that's ready for center stage. Let your show begin!