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Cara Cara Oranges

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For Chefs & Produce Managers
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Quantity/Pack: 5 lbs.
Seasonality: Jan - Apr & Dec
Origin: USA

Melissa's Cara Cara Oranges, also known as red navel oranges, originated at the Hacienda de Cara Cara in Valencia, Venezuela. Cara Cara Oranges have a bright orange peel and pink-raspberry colored flesh. Its taste is sweet with undertones of sweet-cherry, with a low acid profile. Very juicy and best when eaten fresh out of hand, Cara Caras are also popular with chefs for use in cooked sauces.

Choose Cara Cara Oranges that are firm and heavy for their size. Cara Cara Oranges may have a full-colored pink-reddish blush. Avoid blemishes and shriveled or moldy spots. For the juiciest, sweetest fruit, look for Cara Cara Oranges with a sweet, clean fragrance. Store at cool room temperatures for up to one week or refrigerate for up to two weeks.

Three medium-sized Cara Cara Oranges equal approximately one pound.

The following prohibit the shipment of any citrus into their state: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and Hawaii.

This item is perishable and must ship at least 2nd Day.

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