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Calabrian Oval Oranges are a type of orange that lends itself to any use. They are juicy, full of flavor and turn out to be one of the later varieties.
You can eat them at the end of a meal or you can make excellent jams. It is ideal for the preparation of desserts (such as pies, candies and candied fruit) and orange flavored drinks.
It is a product in organic conversion with edible peel.
The Calabrian oval orange ' is an ancient variety of fine blond orange, little known and little marketed: despite its quality, in fact, on the market it suffers from ruthless competition from better known cultivars and more profitable cultivation.
It is part of the large family of oranges with blond pulp and is very late as it ripens from March to late June. Fruits are of medium or large size, have an oval shape slightly elongated at the ends. ovoid or ovoid and have typical grooves at the base of the fruit. The peel, of medium thickness, is subject to greening as the ripening progresses while the pulp is light orange in color, with a sweet flavor, very rich in juice and with few or no seeds.
From a nutritional point of view, the high level of citric acid, mineral salts and vitamins of types A, B1, B2, C and PP, as well as polyphenols and flavonoids, all excellent antioxidant agents, should be noted.