Although these may look like ordinary oranges from the outside, they are altogether a much more exquisite fruit, and for a good reason too.
All oranges contain carotene- that’s what makes them orange. Jaffa Reds contain high concentrations of a pigment called anthocyanin, which causes the flesh to develop its characteristic maroon colour when the fruit grows with low temperatures during the night.
Jaffa Reds are grown in both Sicily and Spain.
Look out for:
Jaffa Reds in store from January to March.