Natural Form of Flavor

Oranges are consumed extensively all around the world. They are a healthy source of vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants.

Beautiful in color, with intensely flavored zest and juice, oranges offer vitality and diversity to kitchens worldwide. With excellent climatic conditions, Türkiye is an important player in the production of citrus fruits, and mainly of oranges. It is ranked eighth in global citrus production and exports half of its production to all parts of the world. Our country benefits from excellent climatic and ecological conditions particularly for growing citrus fruit. Eighty percent of Türkiye’s citrus fruit is grown on the Mediterranean Coast, with Mersin, Adana, Hatay and Antalya as leading provinces. The annual Orange Blossom Carnival welcomes millions of visitors to Adana and celebrates the orange fruit in all its vibrancy.
Natural Snacks

After apples and grapes, oranges are the most commonly grown fruits in Türkiye. Today, close to half of citrus production consists of oranges, followed by mandarins, lemons, and grapefruits. The fertile soil and subtropical climate of coastal Mediterranean and partly subtropical Aegean regions are perfect for high-quality orange production. There are more than a thousand orange cultivars grown in the world.

The majority of orange production in Türkiye is made up of Navel orange, Valencia, Blood orange, Shamouti, and Finike, Kozan, varieties has perferct volite composition that makes these products to use in vine, fresh etc. Navel orange, with its large, slightly oval shape, is the most common variety of orange known in the region. It is sweet, juicy, aromatic, almost seedless, and easily peeled. Oranges are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. They can be eaten fresh, squeezed for juice, and grated for orange zest. They can also be dried and eaten as healthy snacks.


No results found.