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Cara Cara Navel Oranges

Cara Cara Navel Oranges

Cara Cara Navel Oranges are a sweet, low acid, variety of navel oranges that have a inner red fruit similar to ruby red grapefruit. It is a cross-pollination of a Washington Navel Orange and a Brazilian Bahia Navel Orange. These oranges were discovered in 1976 in Venezuela at the Hacienda da Cara Cara, from which […]

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Oranges, Navel

Oranges, Navel

Navel oranges derive their name from a navel-like (belly button) growth at the bottom of the orange (top orange in photo).  One of the nice features of this delicious, sweet, eating orange is that it is seedless – just peel it and eat the sections.  Navel oranges are great for breakfast, a snack, or for […]

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