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Want the best oranges in New Zealand – perhaps the world? You’ve come to the right place. Juicy, sweet, tangy First Fresh Navel and Valencia oranges grow in abundance in Gisborne. In fact, the sun-kissed region grows 85% of all New Zealand oranges. Whether fresh juiced or sliced up and wedged into grinning mouths at half time – we love them!
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.
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.
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!
August - December
Where to buy
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.
December - April
Where to buy
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From our trees to your kitchen
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.View Recipes
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.Learn more