The orange is a fruit which bear fruit from the orange tree. It is one of the most popular citrus.
Its shape is round or oval, the peel of thick or thin depending on the variety and the flesh is orange or-in-red variety sangkouini.
The outer surface of the skin is relatively uneven and has small glandular spots producing aromatic essential oil.
The orange flesh is divided into sections called cloves or slices. Each slice is surrounded by fibrous tissue white, said rag.
Inside each slice there are many partitions, the cells of which are filled flesh and juice to 3 spores, but there may be sliced with no spores.
The orange is sweet or sour taste and is more or less depending on the flavor variety and quality. Some slight bitter taste that sometimes occurs due to amount of essential oil that has penetrated the flesh.
Orange is rich in vitamin C. It also contains sugars, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D. It is beneficial for human consumption and the nutritional value is great. Consumed as fresh fruit or used in the production of juices, fresh or packaged. The fruits are harvested when unripe, small greens and used in baking.