What is a Blood Orange?
- Blood Oranges may look like regular oranges on the outside, but their inner flesh ranges from rosy-red to a deep burgundy purple. Their flavor is less acidic than a regular orange with light raspberry notes. The Moro Blood Orange variety is one of the most popular in the United States, having the darkest internal color.
- Also available in organic.
How to Eat
- Peel and enjoy alone, add to fruit salads or use for fresh-squeezed juice.
- Great source of vitamin C.
How to Choose
- Choose oranges that feel heavy for their size.
How to Store
- Store refrigerated and use within 2 weeks.
When are they in season?
- December through May (U.S.A.); August through November (Australia)
Where are they grown?
- Product of U.S.A. or Australia
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