9 Tips for Choosing Sweet and Fresh Oranges, so it’s Not Wrong!

Who doesn’t like oranges? According to research, this round and orange fruit has a myriad of benefits that are good for the body, you know. Oranges, which are rich in vitamin C, are believed to be effective in lowering cholesterol, protecting the skin, controlling blood pressure, and preventing anemia.

In Indonesia, there are several popular types of oranges, such as Medan oranges and Pontianak oranges. However, not all oranges have a high water content, are fresh, and sweet. You have to be good at choosing oranges with good quality. Here are tips for choosing sweet and fresh oranges for the family.

2. Oranges with thick and rough skin usually have little water content. While the skin is thin, the water content is abundant

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3. However, oranges with thin skins tend to have a sweet taste, you know. So, which one do you choose?

9 Tips for Choosing Sweet and Fresh Oranges, so You Don't Buy the Wrong!orange illustration (pexels.com/Any Lane)

4. To know the thickness of the orange peel, you can press the surface slowly. Then, decide to buy the watery one or the right one

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5. Not only that, try putting oranges under the light. If the skin is shiny, it’s a sign that the orange is fresh and sweet

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6. Oranges with a darker and striking skin color indicate that this fruit has the right level of maturity

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7. For local oranges, the level of maturity can be seen from the color of the skin which tends to be greenish orange

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8. Also pay attention to the bottom of the orange peel. Oranges with hollows usually have a sweet and fresh taste

9 Tips for Choosing Sweet and Fresh Oranges, so You Don't Buy the Wrong!orange illustration (pexels.com/Any Lane)

9. Oranges are still fresh, it can be seen from the texture of the fruit which tends to be hard. However, sweet oranges are usually softer in texture

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With vitamins that are good for the body, it’s no wonder that oranges are everyone’s favorite fruit. Through some of the tips above, now you don’t need to be confused in choosing oranges with a sweet, fresh taste, and have a high water content for your family.

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