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Updated November 3rd, 2022
Oranges are a part of the Rutaceae or citrus family.
They are colorful fruits that grow in subtropical climates on trees that can reach up to 50 feet in height. Oranges are aromatic, juicy, and vary in flavor from sweet, acidic, tart, to sour.
The flesh is juicy and range in color from red, orange, to yellow.
They are filled with tightly packed pulp and juice sacs which is divided into 10 to 14 segments by thin membranes.
The flesh, depending on the variety, may also contain a few cream colored seeds.
Oranges are an excellent source of Vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and have anti-inflammatory properties. They also contain some calcium, Vitamin A, manganese, iron, copper, and magnesium.
Usually found in the Fruit Aisle.