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Oranges facts

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1. They have orange peel and fibrous flesh.

2. Oranges are citrus plants belonging to the rutaceous family.

Author: AC

3. Oranges are mainly used for making juices. Only 20% of them are sold as whole fruit.

4. Oranges appeared in Europe around the 10th century. At first they were terribly sour.

5. Sweet oranges came to Europe in around the 15th century.

6. Aromatic and cosmetic oils are made from some oranges.

7. About 800-1000 oranges grow on one tree.

8. The leaves of the orange trees never turn yellow. They are green all the time.

Author: PanKacyk

9. The ones that grow in Valencia deserve to be called the most popular and the tastiest oranges in the world.

10. The orange tree can grow over 100 years.

11. The name orange is not derived from its color but from the word meaning “fragrant”.

12. Oranges appeared in America in 1493. They were brought by Christopher Columbus.

13. Oranges are the largest fruits of the citrus plant family.

14. Just eat one oranges to replenish your vitamin C needs for the day.

15. Oranges are called “golden apples”, the fruit of the gods.

16. Orange flavor is one of the most liked in the world (only the taste of chocolate and vanilla is more popular).

17. Oranges contain a very large amount of fiber.

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18. About oranges were first written in China in 314 B.C.E.

19. These are the most commonly grown trees in tropical and subtropical climates.

20. Annually, over 70 million tons of oranges are harvested worldwide.

21. About 35% of all oranges are grown in Brazil.

22. Thanks to ethylene, the green orange peel changes to orange.

23. Pomelo produces fruits up to 2 kg in weight and 20 cm in diameter.

Author: Marta

24. All wild oranges are sour.

25. Sweet oranges were formed after the tangerine and pomelo crossed.

26. In 1982, the mascot of the FIFA World Cup was an orange named “Naranjto” (a small orange).

Author: Tomasz

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Oranges questions

Why are oranges associated with fertility in many cultures?

Because of the trees, which are evergreen, which symbolizes youth, and gives a lot of fruit.

Answer: PanKacyk


In which countries are most oranges grown?

In Brazil, in the United States (mainly Florida and California), and in China.

Answer: PanKacyk


Where does the orange come from?

The orange comes from East Asia, from China.

Answer: PanKacyk


How much time can you store oranges after picking?

At home about a month, in special atmospheric chambers about 3 months.

Answer: PanKacyk


What height are the orange trees?

The height of the orange trees is up to 10 meters (giant orange up to 12 meters).

Answer: PanKacyk


What size are orange leaves?

Depending on the species, they are 4 to 10 cm long.

Answer: Marta


How many calories does the orange have?

Orange has about 140 calories.

Answer: Marta


How much does an orange weigh?

Orange weighs about 300 grams.

Answer: Marta


How many carbohydrates are in 100 grams of oranges?

About 12 grams.

Answer: Marta


How many fats are there in 100 grams of oranges?

About 0.3 grams.

Answer: Marta


How much protein is in 100 grams of oranges?

About 1 gram.

Answer: Marta


How much fiber is in 100 grams of orange?

About 2.5 grams.

Answer: Marta


What minerals are in oranges? Enter the quantity in 100 grams.

100 grams of oranges contain about 180 mg potassium, 10 mg magnesium, 40 mg calcium, 0.1 mg iron and 0.05 mg zinc.

Answer: Marta


What vitamins are found in oranges? Enter the quantity in 100 grams.

Vitamin A is about 230 iu, vitamin C – 48 mg, B1 – 0.09 mg, B2 – 0.04 mg, B3 – 0.27 mg, B5 – 0.25 mg, B6 – 0.063 mg, B9 – 39 mg .

Answer: Marta


Who should not eat oranges?

Avoid oranges should people suffering from gastric acidosis, ulcers, and people who are allergic to this fruit.

Answer: Eliza