Oranges

Did You Know?

One orange supplies 116.2% of the daily value of vitamin C!

Nutrition Facts

Oranges are an incredible source of vitamin C, and also a great source of fiber, folate, vitamins A and B1, and potassium.

Shopping and Storage

Look for oranges that are firm and heavy for their size, as they will be juicier. Avoid oranges with soft spots, mold, or bruising. Oranges are one of the top 20 foods with the most pesticide residue, so buy organic if possible.

Preparation

Oranges can be peeled or sliced as a snack. Fresh squeezed orange juice is always delicious, and oranges are great in fruit salad or used in a marinade for poultry and fish.