The orange gelato is definitely one of the most fresh, refreshing and delicate flavours and its qualities and properties are actually numerous. Orange is in fact rich in nutritional and beneficial properties: it’s a precious ally of the immune system.
Let’s discover together all the qualities and properties of the oranges to finally taste a delicious orange gelato cone.
The oranges nutritional properties
The orange has excellent nutritional and beneficial properties and is also the perfect fruit to get you to the coming winter: it’s rich in vitamin C and the best natural aversion therapy to ward off colds and flu.
The vitamin C strengthens the immune system and is a precious and powerful natural antioxidant useful for your body to fight the free-radicals: this ability actually makes the orange a perfect ally in cancer prevention. The high content of flavonoids, vitamin B and potassium enhances cardiovascular function, helping to prevent any potential cardiovascular disorders.
Lastly, calcium and folic acid help reduce physical and mental fatigue, fighting daily stress.
Main varieties of oranges
There are many varieties of oranges: orange is actually one of the most common and largely consumed fruit all over the world for its properties, universally recognized. Italy plays a very important role within the entire global production and Sicily and Calabria are the true protagonists: the Moro, Ribera, Tarocco, Arancia Rossa di Sicilia and Sanguinella are the finest varieties, protected by PGI and PDO protection consortia. The main production of these varieties is in the months of December, January and February, and exactly at this time RivaReno Italian gelato laboratory offers its customers the orange gelato. RivaReno uses only the Sicilian Sanguinella orange juice in preparing this special treat, a red pulp variety with a high sugar content. RivaReno orange gelato is a true concentration of taste and health: a little sin of gluttony to be fully enjoyed!