Oranges (Diced)Department of Defense fact sheet containing nutritional information for diced oranges.
Diced oranges are ready to serve. The two varieties offered are Valencia and Navel oranges. Orange sections are packaged in a filtered water based solution with sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate, which maintains freshness, flavor, and nutrients.
Peak Growing Season
Domestic oranges are available between December and June, but California’s crop peaks February through May.
Excellent on salad bars, in prepared salads, or as a garnish.
No preparation needed, just open and serve.
Unopened containers should be stored at 32–37 degrees Fahrenheit.
Best If Used By
For best quality, refrigerate upon receipt for up to three to four days from the date of production.
A 1/2 cup serving of diced orange sections provides:
|Saturated Fat||0.013 g|
|Vitamin C||47.9 mg|
|Vitamin A||10 RE|
|Dietary Fiber||2.2 g|
Sources of Information
Produce Marketing Association [http://www.pma.com]
Produce Oasis [http://www.produceoasis.com/]
U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Data Laboratory [http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-35-45-00]