Sour Orange (Agria, Naranja Agria)
- PLU #3109
- 80 ct
- Orange and green citrus, similar in size and appearance to an orange (an ugly orange). Also known as Seville or bitter orange. Has much thicker rind, and harder to peel than the sweet orange. It is sour, tart and contains very few seeds. It has two primary attributes: the peel contains fragrant essential oils and its flesh, when ripe is extremely juicy.)
- Mainly used for marinating, especially Pork. Also used to make “mojo” (pronounced moe-hoe), the citrus & garlic sauce used over boiled tubers, especially Yuca. Sour oranges are regularly used in the production of marmalade, for their essential oil which is used in perfumes, as a flavoring for candy, ice cream, baked goods, chewing gum, soft drinks, liquors and pharmaceutical products, and as a solvent. They make great lemonade or can replace lemons and limes squeezed on food the same way lemons are used in food.
- Central America, South America, Caribbean, Asia
Country of origin
- Caribbean and the United States (South Florida).
- Color – Orange and Green
- Sizing- consistant
- Cleanliness – Must be clean (no dirt, spotting, dust, or any other foreign material).
- Other – Can have no scarring, cracks, splits, or breaks, or mechanical damage.
- Customers select product when it is wrinkled.
- Defects – Drying out and shrinking
Display and storage
- Storage- 35-45 degrees , dry environment
- Display- Room temperature
- Shelf life- 7-10 days