OUR CITRUS VARIETIES:

 

ORANGE:

Orange is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in the family Rutaceae. It is also called sweet orange, to distinguish it from the related Citrus × aurantium, referred to as bitter orange. The sweet orange reproduces asexually (apomixis through nucellar embryony); varieties of sweet orange arise through mutations.

Sweet oranges were mentioned in Chinese literature in 314 BC.As of 1987], orange trees were found to be the most cultivated fruit tree in the world.Orange trees are widely grown in tropical and subtropical climates for their sweet fruit. The fruit of the orange tree can be eaten fresh, or processed for its juice or fragrant peel.As of 2012, sweet oranges accounted for approximately 70% of citrus production.

Varieties of Oranges available:
- NewHal
- Lanelate
- Navel
- Valencia
- Navelina
- Navelate
- Washington Navel


 

CLEMENTINE:

Clementineis a hybrid between a mandarin orange and a sweet orange, so named in 1902.The exterior is a deep orange colour with a smooth, glossy appearance. Clementines can be separated into 7 to 14 segments. Similar to tangerines, they tend to be easy to peel. The clementine is also occasionally referred to as the Moroccan clementine.They are typically juicy and sweet, with less acid than oranges.[3]Their oils, like other citrus fruits, contain mostly limonene as well as myrcene, linalool, α-pinene and many complex aromatics.

Varieties of Clementines/tangerines available:
- Rubi
- Oronules
- Nules
- Ortanique
- Encore
- Murcott
- Fina


 

LEMON:

The lemon, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia.
This yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses.The pulp and rind (zest) are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, with a pH of around 2.2, giving it a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade and lemon meringue pie.

Lemons are a rich source of vitamin C, providing 64% of the Daily Value in a 100 g serving (table). Other essential nutrients, however, have insignificant content. Lemons contain numerous phytochemicals, including polyphenols, terpenes, and tannins.As with other citrus fruits, they have significant concentrations of citric acid (about 47 g/l in juice).

Varieties of Lemons available:
- Eureka
- Primofiori
- Fino
- Verna

 


 

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