- Choose citrus fruit that is firm and feels heavy for its size.
- Vibrant color is important, but it isn’t the only deciding factor. The peel should be smooth and without bruising or soft spots.
Simple Serving Idea: Add a little zest to your recipe! Zest is the brightly colored outer layer of the fruit peel. Try lemon or orange zest in your favorite cookie, cake or muffin recipe.
- Check the Nutrition Facts Panel to make certain the beverage contains 100% fruit juice.
Simple Serving Idea: Freeze 100% orange or grapefruit juice in ice cube trays with a toothpick or short straw for a quick frozen fruit treat.
- Select canned fruit that is packaged in natural juices, water or light syrup.
Simple Serving Idea: Canned mandarin oranges will lend bright color and nutrition to any salad.