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Orange Sweet

The orange (specifically, the sweet orange) is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in the family Rutaceae. The fruit of the Citrus sinensis is considered a sweet orange, whereas the fruit of the Citrus aurantium is considered a bitter orange. The orange is a hybrid, possibly between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and mandarin (Citrus reticulata), which has been cultivated since ancient times.

Latin name:Citrus Sinensis
Origin:Spain, Turkey
Harvest time:January - March
How is it harvested:Following fresh fruit/juice harvest by machine, remainder are hand selected and individually peeled by hand and hung to dry in the sun.

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