The Navel Chocolate orange presents as a very juicy and sweet fruit. It’s exterior aspect is a fusion between green and brown. Hence its name Navel Chocolate.
It is without doubt chef’s best choice for desserts.
A little bit of history…
This variety was discovered accidentally about 10 years ago, when some brown oranges where found on a Navel tree in the citric region: Valencia.
Once the citruses were analysed it resulted in success after discovering that it is a sweet and aromatic orange. It also has a Brix (sugar content) of 12. Making them the sweetest oranges on the market.
Date of harvest, from the 22nd of December to the 1st of February.