Choose oranges with firm, smooth skins, heavy for size. 

Varieties to Explore 
Blood Orange 
Cara Cara Navel Orange 
Seville Orange 

Navel Orange  

Valencia Orange 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Good source of fiber, High in vitamin C 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Oranges are fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Oranges are sodium free. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Oranges are sodium free. 
  • Oranges, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Oranges contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.

Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Oranges are a good source of fiber.

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, Vitamin A, or Vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Oranges are a good source of fiber and high in vitamin C. 

Structure/Function Claims 

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps protect cells against free radical damage. 

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps maintain healthy skin, bones and teeth. 

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps maintain the immune system. 

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps the body absorb iron from plant sources. 

Oranges are a good source of fiber, which helps maintain colon health and regularity. 

Oranges are a good source of fiber, helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels. 

Oranges are a good source of fiber, helps maintain heart health.  

Reference: 2016 Citrus Literature Review 


Store oranges at room temperature for 1-2 days.
Refrigerate for 1-2 weeks.


Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Oranges 

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Presence in Ethnic Cuisines 
Asian / Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Latino / Mexican / Mediterranean / Southern 


Social Media Posts 

100% orange juice is the new SUPERFOOD? Get the facts and drink up: @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

#TipoftheDay: Add one more! Add fresh fruit to your salads – oranges, grapes, kiwi, and avocado are naturals! 
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#TipoftheDay: Dress up a salad for your main meal. Add slices of grilled chicken or fish. Top w/Mandarin oranges. Viola! A cool crunchy salad! @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

Beet juice? Really? Yep! Use a juicer and combine the juice of a small beet with 1 c. 100% orange or apple juice. Enjoy! 
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Pears in Orange Sauce from @fruitsandveggies is the perfect dessert for any occasion:  
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