All About Orange

The orange is believed to have originated in South-East Asia. Cultivated for commercial use, the orange is the most commonly grown fruit in the world. The sweet flesh of the orange is desired for its versatility. Peeled and eaten fresh the orange is most commonly processed to produce orange juice.

Fruit fact...

There are three basic types of orange: sweet, bitter and loose skinned.

Times of harvest

Northern Hemisphere

January, February, March, April, November, December

Significant countries of origin

Brazil, U.S.A., Caribbean, Morocco, Spain, Ghana