In 1820, originating in Brazil a single tree was planted experiencing a mutation causing two oranges to be produced. The second orange, developing from the bottom of the tree, known for one of the most popular varieties in the world of oranges originated, the Navel Orange. Appearing rich in orange colour, seedless and easy to peel.
Why it’s a good time of year?
Available from May – November, part of the winter citrus family, they are thought to be one of the world’s best tasting orange’s.
Navel oranges peak this time of year with the growing regions in full swing and ideal weather conditions producing nothing by sweet and juicy crops.
Taste: Flavour and cooking options
Delivering a deliciously, sweet juicy flesh bursting with citrus flavours makes it a crowd favourite on the market.
This variety is amazing eating fresh, baked into a cake, brightened in a refreshing salad or even candied into a sweet treat or churned into a delicious ice cream
Where is it coming from?
- Griffith, New South Wales
- Waikerie, South Australia
Being one of the Healthiest fruits on the market, this deliciously sweet fruit is loaded in Vitamin C, fibre and potassium and low in calories. Consumption of navel oranges frequently aids in protecting against heart disease and cancer whilst helping improve memory, immune health and blood pressure.