Rio Red assumes the savior role for the Turkish Grapefruit business every season. It is harvested 4-6 weeks later than Star Ruby so during seasons when Star Ruby has high crop but is lacking size, Rio Red saves the day with its characteristic larger sizes. And when Star Ruby crop is short then Rio Red comes handy in filling the gap in volume. We must note that later in the season Özler Rio Reds take a beautiful flame-red color that few other shippers can achieve. Available mostly in 105-130mm.
Recommended period for export is week 47 to week 18.