Frieda's Specialty Produce - Oroblanco


What is an Oroblanco?

  • Oroblanco, which means “white gold” in Spanish, is a cross between Pummelo and grapefruit developed in 1958. They have a sweet, juicy grapefruit flavor without the bitterness or acidity. Oroblancos have yellow skin, a thick rind and are virtually seedless.

How to Eat

  • Enjoy as you would grapefruit.

Health Benefits

  • Good source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose fruit that feels heavy for its size.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate up to 1 month.

When are they in season?

  • November through March

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.


Oroblanco Sorbet

Oroblanco Sorbet Ingredients: ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup water 3 Frieda’s Oroblanco, cut into halves 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Steps Combine the sugar and water in a small heavy saucepan.  Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to … Continue reading

Citrus Salad with Lemon Crème Dressing

Citrus Salad with Lemon Crème Dressing Ingredients 2 blood oranges, cara cara, or regular oranges, peeled 1 oroblanco, or regular grapefruit, peeled Lettuce leaves or mixed greens 1/4 cup light mayonnaise or mayonnaise-style salad dressing 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt … Continue reading

Citrus Sunshine Crepes

Citrus Sunshine Crepes Ingredients 1 navel orange 2 blood oranges or Cara Cara oranges 1 grapefruit (or oroblanco or melogold), 2 8-oz. cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 8 Frieda’s French Style Crêpes 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded … Continue reading