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The vitamin C blockbuster - get double your daily C requirements with one orange.

Oranges are a delicious source of fibre.

Big on folate, with 38% of your daily requirements in one orange.

Nutritional Information

Recommended Serving Size: 1 orange (150g). Percentage daily intakes per serve are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ as specified by FSANZ. Nutritional source: L1170.

  • 0 % Vitamin C
  • 0 % Vitamin B6
  • 0 % Dietary Fibre
  • 0 % Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
  • 0 % Folate
  • 0 % Magnesium

Orange Varieties

  • Oranges Varieties | First Fresh
  • Oranges Varieties | First Fresh


The perfect half-time orange: sweet, seedless, juicy, easy to peel and segment. Navel oranges are so-called for their “belly button”. It gets weirder: under this, a second tiny orange forms under the Navel’s skin – take a look when you peel one!

Seasonal availability
August - December

Where to buy

  • Oranges Varieties | First Fresh
  • Oranges Varieties | First Fresh


The OJ OG: sweet-zingy Spanish-born Valencias have taken to Gisborne’s sunny climes. The numero uno juicing orange and just as awesome for snacking, Valencias are a popular variety when Navels are out of season.

Seasonal availability
December - April

Where to buy

First Fresh fruit is available from…

From our trees to your kitchen

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Orange Recipes

Give your cooking a fresh (squeezed) twist with delicious, juicy First Fresh oranges in these tasty, orange-based recipes: from our trees to your kitchen table.

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Picked by our grower family, for yours

”We also received the Supreme Freshies award this year which we’re absolutely thrilled with. So we must be doing something right!“

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Health and wellbeing

We think our fresh Gisborne-grown fruit is pretty amazing. And not just for snacking. Learn how First Fresh fruit can help manage your weight, boost your immunity, care for your heart health and more.

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The first fresh story

We’re built on a foundation of family and a fierce loyalty to Tairāwhiti Gisborne. But we also have an eye to the future, with a commitment to sustainable growth.

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A real slice of Gisborne life

Is it the warm climate, high sunshine hours, or fertile soils that create the best growing conditions in the world?

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