Some different types of oranges are valencia oranges, navel oranges, moro or blood oranges, and temple oranges. Oranges are a sweet-tasting citrus fruit and are commonly used for juicing or eating out-of-hand as a snack. They are also used for flavoring foods, and essential oils from the peel are used in perfume production.Continue Reading
Valencia oranges are juicy and aromatic. They have a thin, smooth skin, and its color varies from yellow to orange with some green areas. Navel oranges are large, seedless and flavorful, with skins that are easy to peel and break apart. For these reasons, navel oranges are a popular variety to eat out-of-hand. Moro oranges, which are also called blood oranges, have a bright red or maroon interior. They have an intense flavor and can be cooked in sweet or savory recipes. Temple oranges do not have many seeds and are also easy to peel and divide. They are juicy with a sweet, rich taste.
The commercial production of orange juice and orange juice concentrate is a large industry. Orange juice powder is another commercial use of oranges. The powder is used to enhance the flavor and color of baked goods and to boost nutrition in commercial food production.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
Larger, more durable fruits like apples, oranges and grapefruits may be packaged in large cardboard boxes, while small, fragile fruit such as grapes and berries often require small plastic containers. The way a fruit is packed may also depend on whether or not it needs to be transported over long distances.Full Answer >
Some pH levels of common fruits include Delicious apples (pH 3.9), bananas (pH 4.5 to 5.2), cantaloupe (pH 6.13 to 6.58), oranges (pH 3.69 to 4.34) and strawberries pH 3.0 to 3.9). The pH of fresh peaches is 3.3 to 4.05, while for canned peaches it ranges from 3.7 to 4.2. Fruits with a pH of 4.6 and below are acidic; pH levels between 4.6 and 6.9 are weakly acidic and above pH 7 are alkaline.Full Answer >
Only the seeds of "hedge apples," formally known as Osage oranges, are edible by humans. There are approximately 200 small seeds contained in a slimy husk that are edible; the skin and core of the fruit are inedible.Full Answer >
Citrus fruits include lemons, limes, clementines, oranges, grapefruits, kumquats, mandarin oranges, minneolas, pomelos, satsumas, uglis, tangelos and tangerines. These fruits all have a high acidic content within them.Full Answer >