Frequently Asked Questions
Fruit of the Month Club
When you decide to place a Fruit Club order with us at Clubs of America, you are dealing with a company that has been doing this service since 1994 with over 3 million shipments. We are the most experienced company in the club business and we are committed to the highest quality products and service for our customers. You can check out Better Business Bureau reports by searching Clubs of America and you will see that we have earned an incredible reputation in the business. Your 100% satisfaction is everything to us and will stand behind everything we ship to you or your gift recipients.
Pears: Upon arrival, allow pears to ripen at room temperature. Pears ripen in about 4-6 days. Pears are ripe when they yield to gentle pressure and emit a pear fragrance. Once ripe, pears can be stored in the refrigerator for an extra 2-4 days. Rinse pears before eating.
Peaches, Nectarines & Plums: Upon arrival, allow fruit to ripen at room temperature. Fruit is ripe in about 2-4 days when yielding to gentle pressure and fragrant. Once ripe, fruit can be stored in the refrigerator for an extra 2-4 days. Rinse fruit before eating.
Pineapples: Pineapples should be ripened at room temperature. Ripening times will vary but, in general, a pineapple is ripe when it is yellow in appearance and the bottom of the core is soft to pressure. Once ripe, a pineapple can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-4 days. Rinse and cut before eating.
Mangos: Mangos should be ripened at room temperature. Once ripe, mangos should be consumed. Rinse and cut mango in half and remove pit (be careful, mangoes are slippery). Once pit is removed, score the mango and turn the mango half inside out to cut away the scored mango chunks.
Papayas: Papayas should be ripened at room temperature. Once ripe, they should be consumed. Rinse and scoop out seed and either eat a papaya half or peel and slice.
Kiwi: Kiwi should be ripened at room temperature. Once ripe, kiwi can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-4 days. Kiwis are ripe when yielding to gentle pressure. Cut kiwi in half and scoop out fruit or peel kiwi and slice.
Oranges: Oranges are ready to eat and do not need further ripening. Upon arrival, place oranges in the refrigerator. Oranges can be refrigerated for 5-7 days. Rinse and peel before eating.
Grapefruit: Grapefruit are ready to eat and do not need further ripening. Upon arrival, place grapefruit in the refrigerator to store and eat within 5-7 days. Rinse and cut or peel before eating.
Tangerines, Tangelos, Clementines & Mandarins: Specialty citrus is ready to eat upon arrival or can be stored in the refrigerator for 5-7 days. Rinse and peel before consumption.
Apples: Store apples in the refrigerator upon arrival. Apples should be consumed with in 7-10 days upon arrival. Rinse apples before eating. Apples can be eaten whole or peeled and sliced.
Cherries: Store cherries in refrigerator upon arrival. Rinse cherries before eating. Cherries are very perishable and should be eaten within 1-3 days of arrival.
No. All of the fruit is pre-selected, fresh for you.
All fruit is shipped direct from the grower farm via FedEx to bring you the freshest handpicked fruit direct to your door. Shipping grower direct to the customer results in an optimal fresher fruit than what’s available in stores, which goes thru multiple distributors.
Examples are: Comice Pears & Honey Tangerines; Bing Cherries & Taylor’s Gold Pears; Royal Pineapple & Tropical Kiwi.
You will receive 2 different selections of fresh fruit each month. Approximately 5 pounds of total weight with 7 to 13 total pieces depending on the feature. You will also receive our informative monthly club newsletter “Fruit Expeditions.” Shipments arrive by the 3rd or 4th week of each month.
No. Unlike other clubs, we have absolutely no minimum membership time. You pick how many months you would like to join or give as a gift. You can join any of our clubs from 1 to 12 months. You may cancel at anytime. However, if you do join for a whole year we will give you an instant rebate of $25.