Winter is considered citrus season. A popular citrus fruit is grapefruit. This fruit packs a delicious sweet-tart flavor with its intense red flesh. Keep this general rule of thumb in mind when choosing your grapefruit: the redder the flesh, the sweeter the fruit. Here are some of the produce deals around central Ohio for the week of January 31.

*Meijer (central Ohio) Navel oranges - $3.99 (8 lb. bag) Avocados - 5 for $5.00 Red seedless grapes - $.99 lb. Texas red grapefruit - $4.99 (18 lb. bag) Blueberries - 2 for $4.00 (pint pkg.) Apples - $.99 lb. (red or golden delicious, braeburn or jonagold) Meijer organics whole white or mini Bella mushrooms - 2 for $3.00 (8 oz. pkg.) Homegrown russet potatoes - $2.99 lb. Earthbound Farm organic salads - 2 for $5.00 (5 oz. pkg., asst. varieties) Cantaloupe or honeydew chunks - $1.49 lb.

*Kroger (central Ohio) Clementines - $3.99 (3 lb. bag) Clementines - $5.99 (5 lb. box) Bing cherries - $2.99 lb. Blueberries- 2 for $5.00 (pint pkg.) Kroger mini carrots - 3 for $5.00 (16 oz. bag) Nature Sweet cherry tomatoes - 2 for $3.00 (12 oz. bag) Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Wholly guacamole - buy 1 get 1 free (7 oz. pkg., select varieties) Meyer lemons - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. bag) Kroger vegetable trays - $4.99 & up (select varieties, 20-40 oz.) Del Monte fruit naturals - 10 for $10.00 (select varieties, 6-8 oz.) Wonderful pistachios - $3.99 (10 oz. bag)

*Giant Eagle (central Ohio) Red seedless grapes - $1.00 lb. Sunkist cara cara navel oranges - $3.00 (3 lb. bag) Broccoli - $2.00 Celery - $2.00 Farmers Market whole sno-white mushrooms - $1.00 (8 oz. pkg.) Farmers Market or Fresh Express salad - $2.00 (Italian, American or flat leaf spinach) Blackberries - $3.00 (6 oz. pkg.) Sliced portabellas or portabellas caps - $3.00 (6 oz. pkg.) Oyster mushrooms - $5.00 lb. Shitake mushrooms - $7.00 lb. Farmers Market fruit trays or vegetable trays - $7.99- $17.99 Wonderful pistachios - $3.99 (10 oz. bag)

*Marc's (Columbus) Sonya apples - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag) Red seedless grapes - $1.29 lb. Hass avocados - $.99 Seedless navel oranges - $3.99 (8 lb. bag) Baby cut carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Red radishes - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Idaho potatoes - 2 for $4.00 (5 lb. bag) Dole romaine, Italian blend or very veggie salads - 2 for $4.00 (10-12 oz. bags) Del Monte party platters veggie tray - $6.99 (48 oz. tray, broccoli, celery, carrots, tomatoes, peppers and dip) Del Monte fresh cut fruit tray - $5.99 (32 oz. tray, strawberries, pineapple, cantaloupe and watermelon) Wonderful pistachios - $4.99 (1 lb. bag0 Roasted or salted peanuts - $5.99 (5 lb. bags)

*Aldi (central Ohio) Celery - $.69 Cauliflower - $.99 Broccoli - $.99 Avocados - $.69 each Baby carrots - $.99 (16 oz. bag) Grape tomatoes - $.99 (10 oz. pkg.)

*Save-A-Lot (Columbus locations) Gala apples - $2.99 (3 lb. bag) Red and Golden Delicious apples - $2.49 (3 lb. bag) Avocadoes - $1.19 each Bananas - $.47 lb. Broccoli - $1.69 Cabbage - $.59 lb. Carrots - $1.39 lb. (2 lb. bag) Mini carrots - $1.29 (1lb. bag) Cilantro - $.50 Cucumbers - $.89 Grapefruit - $.67 Grapefruit - $1.49 (3 lb. bag) Seedless red & white grapes - $2.49 lb. Mushrooms $1.79 (8 oz. pkg.) Peaches & nectarines - $1.49 lb. Sweet onions - $1.19 lb. Red onions - $1.19 lb. Navel oranges - $2.49 (3 lb. bag) D'anjou pears - $.99 lb. Green peppers - $.79 each Red peppers - $1.50 each Cauliflower - $2.39 Celery sleeve - $.79 Pineapple - $2.99 Sweet potatoes - $.79 lb. Russet potatoes - $3.19 (8 lb. bag) Radishes - $1.00 (1 lb. bag) Salad mix - $1.39 (12 oz. bag) Slaw mix - $1.49 (1 lb. bag) Spinach - $1.99 (9 oz. bag) Acorn, butternut or spaghetti squash - $.89 lb. Tangelos - $2.49 (3 lb. bag) Tangerines - $2.49 (3 lb. bag) Tomatoes 4 pack - $2.49 (18 oz. pkg.) Roma tomatoes - $1.29 lb. *Walmart (central Ohio) Roma tomatoes - $.98 lb. Avocados - $.78 each Dole salad blends - $2.50 (5-12 oz. bags)

*Andersons Market (Columbus) Roma tomatoes - $.99 lb. Celery - $.99 Mini carrots - $.99 (1lb. bag) Cucumbers - 2 for $.88 Roasted salted peanuts in shell - $.99 lb. *Nick's Market (Columbus) Red seedless grapes - $.99 lb. Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Red, orange or yellow peppers - 3 for $5.00 Dole or Fresh Express premium salads - 2 for $4.00 (9-12 oz. bags, selected varieties) Dole or Fresh Express shredded lettuce - 2 for $4.00 (8 oz. bags) Peruvian sweet onions - $.99 lb. Personal size seedless watermelons - $2.99 each Mushrooms - 2 for$4.00 (8 oz. pkg.) Honeydew melon fresh cut halves - $.99 lb.

*Little's Village IGA (Columbus) Red seedless grapes - $.99 lb. Peeled baby carrots - $.98 (1 lb. bag) Hass avocados - 10 for $10.00 Roma tomatoes - $.99 lb. Personal size seedless watermelons - $2.99 Dole or Fresh Express premium salads - 2 for $4.00 (9-12 oz bags, selected varieties) Dole or Fresh Express shredded lettuce - 2 for $4.00 Peruvian sweet onions - $.99 lb. Mushrooms - 2 for $4.00 (8 oz. pkg.)

*Cook's IGA (Columbus) Sunkist navel oranges - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Dole mini carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Grape tomatoes - $1.99 (pint) Broccoli - $1.99 Fresh Express green & crisp or premium romaine salad - $1.99 (9-12 oz. bags) Avocados - 5 for $5.00 Sunkist lemons - 2 for $1.00 Idaho jumbo baking potatoes - 3 for $1.00 Hampton Farms roasted unsalted or salted peanuts - 2 for $5.00 (20 oz. bag)

*Lovejoy's Market IGA (Plain City) Sunkist navel oranges - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Dole mini peeled carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Dole cauliflower or broccoli - $1.99 Grape tomatoes - $1.99 (pint) Fresh Express green & crisp or premium romaine salad - $1.99 (9-12 oz. pkg.) Sunkist jumbo lemons - 2 for $1.00 Idaho jumbo baking potatoes - 3 for $1.00

*Jewett's IGA (Mt. Sterling) Dole mini carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Dole cauliflower - $1.99 Sunkist navel oranges - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Idaho jumbo baking potatoes - $.39 each Grape tomatoes - $1.99 (pint)

*Ashville IGA (Ashville) Sunkist navel oranges - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Dole cauliflower or broccoli - $1.99 Dole mini carrots - 4 for $5.00 (1 lb. bag) Jumbo Idaho bakers - 2 for$1.00 Fresh Express green & crisp salad - 2 for $4.00

*Bay's Carnival Foods (Heath, Lancaster and Circleville) Celery - $.78 Bauman Ohio apples - $.48 lb. (red, gold and jonagold) Yellow sweet onions - $.68 lb. Red bell peppers - $.99 each Baby peeled carrots - 2 for $4.00 (1 lb. bag) Navel oranges - $2.99 (4 lb. bag) Cauliflower - 2 for $5.00 Red or Idaho potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Yellow cooking onions - $1.28 (2 lb. bag) Roma tomatoes - $1.28 lb. Strawberries - $2.99 (1lb. pkg.) Red seedless grapes - $1.68 lb. Avocadoes - 4 for $5.00 Fresh Express garden salad - 2 for $5.00 (24 oz. bag)

*Hometown Market (Utica, Centerburg, Wadsworth, Richwood Cardinal and Canton) Red seedless grapes - $.99 lb. Idaho potatoes - $3.99 (10 lb. bag) Cantaloupe - $2.99 Dole cauliflower - $2.99 Mushrooms - $1.99 (8 oz. pkg., stuffer size) Roma tomatoes - $1.29 lb. Baby carrots - $1.69 (1 lb. bag) Green peppers - 2 for $3.00 Navel oranges - $3.99 (4 lb. bag)

*Discount Drug Mart (central Ohio) Bananas - $.39 lb. Navel oranges - $2.99 (4 lb. bag) Ruby red grapefruit - 2 for $1.00 Roma tomatoes - $.99 lb.

*Valu King (Reynoldsburg and Pataskala) Clementine tangerines - $3.99 (5 lb. box) Blueberries or blackberries - $1.99 (6 oz. pkg.) Cantaloupe - $1.99 Bananas - $.39 lb. D'Anjou or Bosc pears - $1.19 lb. Yellow onions - $.99 (3 lb. bag) Pink grapefruit - $2.49 (5 lb. bag) Carrots - $.99 (2 lb. bag) Red or Gold Delicious apples - $2.49 lb. Red potatoes - $2.49 (5 lb. bag) Celery - $.99 Whole pineapple - $2.29 each Green cabbage - $.39 lb. Whole mushrooms - $.99 (8 oz. pkg.) Tangerines - 3 for $1.00 Broccoli - $1.49 Fresh Express premium romaine or green & crisp salads - $1.99 Russet potatoes - $1.99 (10 lb. bag) Iceberg lettuce - $.99 each *Sam's Club (central Ohio) Mini sweet peppers - $4.88 (2 lb. bag) Mini cucumbers - $5.48 Romaine hearts - $4.68 (6 ct. pkg.) Organic spring mix - $4.29 (1 lb. container) Organic spinach - $3.97 (1 lb. container) Roma tomatoes - $6.98 (3 lb. pkg.) Gourmet zima tomatoes - $5.98 (2 lb. pkg.) One Sweet Tomato cherry tomatoes - $5.98 (2 lb. pkg.) Compari tomatoes - $3.06 (2 lb. pkg.) Beefsteak tomatoes - $5.98 (6 ct. box) Navel oranges - $6.98 (8 lb. bag) Fuji apples - $5.53 (5 lb. bag) Clementines - $3.98 (5 lb. box) Fresh peeled garlic - $7.98 (3 lb. jar) Celery - $2.48 (3 ct. pkg.) Cole slaw - $2.98 (3 lb. bag) Portabella mushrooms - $4.98 (18 oz. pkg.) Vegetable medley - $5.47 (3 lb. bag, baby carrots, broccoli and cauliflower) Iceberg lettuce - $1.94 (2 ct. pkg.) Dole chopped romaine - $2.98 (2 lb. bag) Dole tossed salad - $2.97 (3 lb. bag) Romaine blend salad - $2.97 (2 lb. bag) Artisan lettuce - $3.98 (25 oz. pkg.) Gala apples - $5.98 (5 lb. bag) Jonagold apples - $4.98 (5 lb. bag) Ambrosia apples - $6.48 (4 lb. bag) Jazz snacker apples - $4.98 (4 lb. bag) Granny Smith apples - $5.48 (5 lb. bag) Plums - $5.98 (3.5 lb. pkg.) Kiwi - $4.88 (3 lb. pkg.) Pineapple - $2.49 Sugar pears - $5.98 (4lb. pkg.) Bosc pears - $5.98 (4 lb. tray) Bartlett pears - $5.98 (4 lb. tray) Apple pears - $5.98 (6 ct. tray) Mangoes - $6.98 (6 ct. tray) D'Anjou pears - $5.98 (5 lb. bag) Red delicious apples - $5.98 (6 lb. bag) Cantaloupe - $1.20 Honeydew melons - $1.98 Mini watermelons - $3.87 Yellow honeydew melons - $3.98 Limes - $3.74 (3 lb. bag) Lemons - $3.87 (3 lb. bag) Grapefruit - $4.98 (8 lb. bag) Pummelo - $3.87 (2 ct.) Cara cara navel oranges - $5.86 (5 lb. bag) Veggie tray with dip - $9.98 (4 lb. tray)

*Whole Foods Market (Dublin) Organic Braeburn apples - $1.79 lb. Clementine tangerines - $4.99 (3 lb. bag) Navel oranges - 4 for $5.00 Organic blueberries - $3.99 (pint) Blueberries - $7.99 (1 lb. 2 oz. pkg.) Seedless green or red grapes - $3.99 lb. Fresh cranberries - $2.99 (1 quart) Pineapple - $3.99 Organic celery - $2.49 Organic bunch carrots - $2.49 lb. Organic avocados - $.99 each Organic lemons - $2.99 (2 lb. bag) Vine ripened tomatoes - $3.49 lb. Organic cabbage - $.99 lb. Organic broccoli - $2.99 Organic leaf lettuce - $2.49 bunch Organic carrots - $4.69 (5 lb. bag) Organic parsnips - $3.49 lb. Juicing carrots - $.99 lb. Organic baby carrots - $1.69 (1 lb. bag) Strawberries - $4.99 lb. Organic baby broccoli - $1.99 lb. Brussels sprouts - 2 for $5.00 (1 lb. bags) Broccoli crowns - $2.49 lb. Asparagus - $3.99 lb. Organic apples - $2.49 lb. (Pink Lady, Granny Smith, Braeburn) Organic Bosc or D'Anjou pears - $2.49 lb. Red bell peppers 3 ct. bag - $2.99 Iceberg lettuce - $1.69 each Organic yellow onions - $3.99 (3 lb. bag) Organic Jewel or Red Garnet yams - $1.99 lb. Sweet potatoes - $2.99 (3 lb. bag) Fresh organic herbs - $2.69 (3/4 oz. pkg.)

*GFS (central Ohio) Jumbo Spanish onions - $4.99 (10 lb. bag) Red onion - $5.99 (10 lb. bag) Yellow cooking onions - $2.99 (5 lb. bag) Red Delicious apples - $4.79 (5 lb. bag) Granny Smith apples - $5.99 (5 lb. bag) Lemons - $2.79 (2 lb. bag) Limes - $2.79 (12 ct. bag) Valencia oranges - $6.79 (8 lb. bag) Mixed fruit - $7.79 (5 lb. bag) Idaho bakers - $2.99 (10 lb. bag) Red potatoes - $7.49 (10 lb. bag) Broccoli florets - $8.99 (3 lb. bag) Cauliflower florets - $9.49 (3 lb. bag) Cauliflower head - $5.99 Seedless cucumbers - $2.49 each Salad cucumbers - $6.99 (6 ct. pkg.) Celery sticks - $5.79 (3 lb. pkg.) Celery hearts - $1.89 (2 ct. pkg.) Mixed peppers - $10.99 (6 ct.) Radishes - $.99 (1lb. pkg.) Mushrooms - $4.49 (24 oz. pkg.) Grape tomatoes - $4.49 (2 lb. pkg.) Roma tomatoes - $7.99 (5 lb. pkg.) Large tomatoes - $7.99 (5 lb. pkg.) Baby cut carrots - $9.99 (5 lb. bag) Whole carrots - $1.79 (3 lb. pkg.) Shredded cabbage - $4.99 (5 lb. bag) American blend salad - $5.79 (5 lb. bag) Triple washed spinach - $5.29 (2.5 lb. bag) Romaine hearts - $13.99 (7.5 lb. bag) Michigan apples - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Round white potatoes - $2.49 (8 lb. bag) *Buehler's Fresh Foods (Delaware) Asparagus - $2.49 lb. Navel oranges - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Fresh Express premium romaine - 2 for $3.00 (9 oz. bags) Fresh Express green & crisp salads - 2 for $3.00 (12 oz. bags) Pineapple - $2.99 Peruvian sweet onions - $.89 lb. Tomatoes on the vine - $1.79 lb. Baby carrots - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. bag) English cucumbers - 2 for $3.00 Bananas - $.29 lb. (Wednesdays only) Mini seedless watermelons - $2.99 Strawberries - $3.99 (1lb. pkg.)

*Weiland's Gourmet Market (Columbus) Asparagus - $1.97 lb. Red seedless grapes - $1.69 lb. Dole celery hearts - $1.99 (2 ct.) Bell peppers - $2.99 lb. (red, gold and orange) Pinta apples - $1.69 lb.

*Huffman's Market (Upper Arlington) Honeybell minneolas - $.99 each Blood oranges - $.79 each Pomegranates - $1.29 each Del Monte fruit naturals - 2 for $3.00 (asst. varieties, 7 oz. cups)

*The Hills Market (Columbus) Clementines - $6.99 (5 lb. box) Red or green seedless grapes - $2.19 lb. Navel oranges - 3 for $2.00

Trader Joe's (Columbus) Pineapple - $2.99 Bananas - $.19 each Organic bananas - $.29 each Apples - $.59 each (Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith, Pink Lady) Organic apples - $.69 each (Pink Lady, Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith) Honey crisp apples - $.99 each Navel oranges - $4.49 (4 lb. bag) Tangerines - $2.99 (3 lb. bag) Apricots - $2.99 (16 oz. pkg.) Organic grapefruit - $1.49 each Satsuma mandarins - $6.98 (5 lb. box) Clementines - $3.29 (3 lb. bag) Limes - $2.29 (1 lb. bag) Lemons - $1.49 (1 lb. bag) Ruby red grapefruit -$4.49 (5 lb. bag) Jessie's clementines - $5.99 (5 lb. box) Campari tomatoes - $1.99 (1 lb. bag) Organic tomatoes - $3.49 (1 lb. pkg.) Organic Roma tomatoes - $2.99 (16 oz. pkg.) Organic Sugar Plum tomatoes - $3.69 (16 oz. pkg.) Kumato brown tomatoes - $3.79 (16 oz. pkg.) Mini pearl grape tomatoes - $2.49 (16 oz. pkg.) Roma tomatoes - $2.69 (18 oz. pkg.) Sweet long red peppers - $2.99 (8 oz. pkg.) Tri-colored peppers - $3.79 (3 ct. pkg.) Como peppers 2ct. pkg. - $2.79 Green peppers 2 ct. pkg. - $2.29 Duo color grape pack - $3.69 (1 lb. pkg.) Honeydew melon - $2.99 Mini seedless watermelon - $3.79 Mangoes - $1.99 Honeycrisp apples - $2.79 (2 lb. bag) Gala apples - $3.79 (3 lb. bag) Red onions - $2.69 (2 lb. bag) Sweet onions - $2.99 (3 lb. bag) Yellow onions - $1.79 (2 lb. bag) Sweet potatoes - $1.79 (lb. bag) Russet potatoes - $2.29 (3 lb. bag) Organic garlic - $1.49 (3 oz. pkg.) Garlic - $1.29 (3 oz. pkg.) Globe artichokes - $2.99 (4 ct.) Acorn squash - $1.29 Spaghetti squash - $2.99 Fresh ginger - $1.39 (4 oz. pkg.) Fresh shallots - $.99 (3 oz. pkg.) Sweet potatoes - $3.99 (4 lb. bag) Organic russet potatoes - $3.99 (5 lb. bag) Organic red potatoes - $3.99 (5 lb. bag) Organic gold potatoes - $3.29 (4 lb. bag) Eggplant - $1.49 Baby Dutch yellow potatoes - $2.69 (24 oz. bag) Avocados - $2.99 (4 ct. bag) Avocado - $1.29 each Organic baby spinach - $2.49 (6 oz. pkg.) Organic Romaine hearts - $2.69 (3 ct. pkg.) Romaine hearts - $2.29 (3 ct. pkg.) Organic peeled and cut carrots - $1.69 (1 lb. pkg.) Broccoli florets - $2.69 (12 oz. pkg.) Portabella mushrooms - $2.49 (6 oz. pkg.) Sliced white mushrooms - $1.99 (10 oz. pkg.) Broccoli bunch - $1.79 Cauliflower - $2.29 Seedless cucumber - $1.79 lb. Fancy Medjool dates - $4.49 (1 lb. pkg., these are delicious) Sugar snap peas - $2.69 Fresh herbs - $1.79 (1 oz. pkg., cilantro, mint, rosemary, chives, parsley and sage) Fresh thyme - $1.99 (1 oz. pkg.) Raw pecan halves - $6.49 (1 lb. bag) Raw cashews - $5.49 (1 lb. bag) Raw sunflower seeds - $1.49 (1 lb. bag) Raw almonds - $4.49 (1 lb. bag) Silvered raw almonds - $2.49 (8 oz. pkg.) Raw walnuts - $6.99 (1 lb. bag) *The Fresh Market (Columbus) Red cherries - $4.98 lb. Cantaloupe - 2 for $5.00 *Sanfillipo Produce (Columbus) All apples $.99 lb. everyday *Green B.E.A.N. Delivery (Columbus, Cinncinati area) Small organic fruit and vegetable bins - $35.00 per week (A healthy variety of organic fruits and vegetables. This produce bin the perfect size for 2-3 people.) Medium organic fruits and vegetable bins - $42.00 per week (A similar selection of fruits and vegetables as the Small Bin, but in largers quantities. It's great for a family of four or a couple of veggie enthusiasts. Large organic fruits and vegetable bins - $49.00 per week (Similar selection as the medium bin, but with additional items and larger quantities. It's perfect for a large family looking for a diverse and healthy diet.)

I will update as I get more I formation.

For now happy shopping!

Laurie Dixon, TheBAG Lady