The sun in Israel give the perfect climate to grove the citrus fruit. You taste it immediately. Citrus fruits are delicious. You can of course squeeze fresh juice from it, but also use it as ingredient in the kitchen. Moreover, citrus fruits are very healthy. This ideal thirst quencher is much more than just a vitamin C source. Citrus fruits are available in different shapes, sizes, colors and flavors, from sweet to slightly bitter. In Mehadrin online store you can buy different kinds of citrus!
There are many types of citrus fruits. There is a good chance that you have eaten one of these five varieties: grapefruit, mandarin, orange, lemon and pomelo.
The citrus of Mehadrin fall under the Jaffa brand.
You will find three types of grapefruit at Mehadrin: Sunrise- red grapefruit, White marsh-white grapefruit and Sweetie. Red grapefruit and Sweetie are less bitter with a sweet, fruity taste. Grapefruits are a source of many vitamins, especially vitamin C and lots of fiber. Grapefruits are ideal to make juice out of it but you could also eat them just like that. Moreover, they are also delicious in salads, desserts or a fresh cheesecake.
The red grapefruits are less bitter with the fresh, sweet taste. The redder the grapefruit, the sweeter the taste!
White grapefruit -White marsh
White grapefruits have yellow skin with yellow or white flesh and have a bitter taste.
The Sweetie is a cross between grapefruit and pomelo. The skin is green to yellow and the flesh is pale yellow. The Sweetie has a delicious sweet taste.
Jaffa is a beautiful old port town near Tel Aviv. In the past, all the citrus fruits of Israel were exported via this port. Jaffa has become precisely known because of the Jaffa oranges that were exported worldwide. Today, Jaffa stands for high quality citrus fruit from Israel.
How do you keep citrus?
Citrus you keep cooled at 5°C.
At this temperature, you can keep the fruit for the longest period (till one month).