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Florida Valencia Oranges Are America’s Favorite Juicing Orange

Bursting with sweet, flavorful juice, Florida Valencia Oranges are America’s favorite juicing orange, although they’re equally delicious eaten out of hand. The world’s best-known orange, Valencias were named for the city of Valencia, Spain where oranges of legendary sweetness have … Continue reading

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Ortaniques Add Caribbean Spice to Florida Citrus

Exceptionally juicy and delicious with a sweet, rich flavor, Florida Ortaniques add a dash of Caribbean spice to the Florida citrus family. Bright orange in color and wonderfully aromatic, Ortaniques originally appeared in Jamaica and were brought to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Florida Temple Oranges Are for Lovers

Around Valentine’s Day, Mother Nature plays cupid, spicing up the citrus world with the delivery of deliciously sweet and tangy Florida Temple Oranges. Only available from FloridaOrange.com during the month of February, Florida temple oranges are deliciously sweet and tangy … Continue reading

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Get Ready! Florida HoneyBell Season Is Nearly Here!

Florida HoneyBells are an exceptionally sweet and juicy. Their only disadvantage is their extremely short harvest period. Only available for a few weeks in January, demand is always high for this super sweet but oddly shaped Florida citrus fruit. A … Continue reading

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Florida Tangerines: Small But Mighty Nutrition Super Stars

Florida Tangerines may be slightly smaller than Florida Oranges, but they shine just as brightly on the nutritional stage. A medium-sized Florida Tangerine has just 50 calories, and packs a huge nutritional punch. Just one of these nutritional super stars … Continue reading

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Florida Tangelos Are Flavorful Result of Ancient Pollination Accident

Somewhere in Southeast Asia more than 3,500 years ago, a bee’s erratic flight led to the accidental pollination between a mandarin orange and a grapefruit. The result was a fruit that shared characteristics with of many of its citrus cousins … Continue reading

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How Did Florida Navel Oranges Get Their ‘Bellybutton’?

How Florida navel oranges got their name is no mystery. The protuberance at the blossom end of this distinctive-looking orange looks like a human bellybutton, hence the “navel” in its name. But what put the navel in Florida navel oranges? … Continue reading

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