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Oranges (Diced)

Department of Defense fact sheet containing nutritional information for diced oranges.

Product Description

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.

Uses

Excellent on salad bars, in prepared salads, or as a garnish.

Preparation

No preparation needed, just open and serve.

Storage

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.

Nutrition Facts

A 1/2 cup serving of diced orange sections provides:

Calories 42 kcal
Protein 0.85 g
Carbohydrate 12.45 g
Fat 0.097 g
Saturated Fat 0.013 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.09 mg
Vitamin C 47.9 mg
Vitamin A 10 RE
Calcium 36 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g

Sources of Information

Produce Marketing Association [http://www.pma.com] External link opens in new window or tab.
Produce Oasis [http://www.produceoasis.com/] External link opens in new window or tab.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Data Laboratory [http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-35-45-00] External link opens in new window or tab.
Dole [http://www.dole.com] External link opens in new window or tab.

Questions: Amy Bell | abell@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-5051 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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