Valencia Orange
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Valencia Oranges sometimes endure a natural process called "regreening" in late spring and summer. This process occurs when fruit is left on the tree during summer months. Warm temperatures cause a pigment called chlorophyll to return to the orange's skin which causes the greenish tint. The color of skin has no effect on the sweetness or quality of the orange. The world's most important commercial variety, Valencia oranges are often called summer oranges.

Valencia oranges are medium to large in size and have a thin easy-to-peel, smooth, bright orange rind. They have few seeds, and are juicy, with a sweet-tart flavor.

Season

Valencia Oranges are available year round.

Nutrition

Valencia Oranges offer more fiber than any other fruit, plus provides carbohydrates, calcium, iron, vitamin A and potassium. One average orange contains about 70 calories.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes