Apricot, also called ''Armenian apple'' has disputed origins between Armenia, China, India and sometimes even Japan. Introduced in Greece by Alexander the Great, it soon spread into Western Europe where it has been grown since then. Slightly over 50% of apricots are produced in the Mediterranean area. Also named Oval Sweet Orange, this variety of oval oranges originates in Calabria in Italy is known for its distinctive shape. Its pulp is juicy and well flavored at maturity. Its origins are not clear but this old Italian variety is widely grown and is considered among the best sweet orange varieties in Italy thanks to its multiple excellent features.
Oval oranges are high in Vitamin C. Health benefits include strengthening of heart condition and overall of the immune system. Apricots contain various phytochemicals, such as provitamin A beta-carotene and various polyphenols. Rich in fibers, apricots are beneficial for digestive transit and contribute to colon cancer and heart disease prevention.
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Apricot Orange Rubis & Oval Calabrese Orange
|Origin:||Spain & Italy|
|Certification:||Organic (Euro Organic)|
|Min. Weight:||2.5 KG|
|Est. # of Fruits:||-|
|Est. # of Unique Fruits:||2|
|* # of fruits is only an estimation that may change from time to time. On the other hand, we make sure that minimum weight is respected.|