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How to Peel and Slice a Grapefruit

A grapefruit knife with its serrated edges and slightly bent tip makes sectioning a grapefruit easier, but a regular knife will do.

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  • Grapefruit
  • Grapefruit Knife


Time needed: 5 minutes.

  1. First separate the perimeter of the flesh from the rind.

     How to Peel and Slice a Grapefruit-Step by step with photos

  2. Then separate each wedge from the one next to it. Be sure to cut both sides of the dividing membrane.


  3. This allows the removal of a perfect, luscious wedge with little hassle and little mess.



All grapefruit are hand-picked, no mechanical harvesting is ever used.

If you are in the possession of a grapefruit that is less than ripe (you can tell once you cut the grapefruit in half and see how thick the skin and rind is), we recommend the old fashioned method of broiling grapefruit.

There’s never a speck of membrane on them, and they’re not mangled at all. The trick is not to peel, separate and pick off the membrane with your fingernails. It’s to do it all with a knife.