Tag Archives: Navel Oranges

Red Color Gives Red Navel Oranges an Extra Nutritional Punch

A holiday favorite because of their brilliant red flesh, Florida Red Navel Oranges are only available from FloridaOrange.com in December. Like Florida Navel Oranges, their non-blushing cousins, sweet red navels are rich in essential vitamins and nutrients. Providing more than … 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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Homemade Florida Orange Sorbet Makes Refreshing Dessert

Florida Citrus Shells are an elegant way to serve holiday desserts. (Click the link for how-to instructions.) Fill orange shells with ice cream or sherbet and serve with a plate of our luscious Key Lime and Orange Walnut Thimble Cookies. For … Continue reading

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Why Does Santa Put Florida Oranges in Christmas Stockings?

When you were a kid remember digging past the candy and toys to the bottom of your Christmas stocking and pulling out a bright, shiny Florida orange? Finding an orange in the toe of your Christmas stocking is an old … Continue reading

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Pregnant? Florida Oranges Help Protect You and Your Baby

Orange juice tops the list of 5 foods all pregnant women need, says Parents.com. In addition to meeting 100% of the daily requirements for vitamin C, an 8-ounce glass of fresh-squeezed Florida orange juice is packed with folic acid and … Continue reading

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An Orange a Day Could Help Keep Cold Germs Away!

The holidays and cold season seem to go hand-in-hand. In every chorus of fa-la-la, you’re likely to hear a few sniffles and achoos! Despite what you mom may have told you, it’s not the cold weather that brings on colds. Colds … Continue reading

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Florida Navel Orange Season Could End Early

If you love Florida navel oranges, better stock up now. Florida citrus growers are anticipating a shorter than normal navel orange season this year. America’s favorite eating orange, Florida navel oranges are typically available from November through January; but this … Continue reading

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