How the blood orange turns red
Mammarancia grows on the slopes of Mt. Etna.
It is actually the heat from the volcano that produces the red pigmentation.
From this process we get the mother of all oranges:
Healthier and more good
Sweet-smelling and rich in nutritional properties, it is also excellent for making desserts and infusions. It has digestive and soothing effects and its essential oils have antioxidant properties that benefit the cardiovascular system, lowering cholesterol levels.
Fragrant, compact and very soft, but not too watery, it melts in your mouth.
It is the heart of the fruit and each segment gives off an irresistible bouquet of flavours and aromas.
Very sweet and fresh, it is rich in minerals and vitamins. It has digestive properties and helps to stabilise the digestion. It also acts as an alkalising agent (despite its slightly sour taste) and has anti-inflammatory properties.