Taste Australia's Navel Oranges are back in season

This year has been so challenging because of the Pandemic. We became more conscious about our health and started eating healthy fruits and veggies for a stronger immune system. So, if you’re looking to strike a happy balance between nutritious and delectable, then look no further than Australian Navel Oranges.

Famously known as an immunity booster, oranges are high in Vitamin C content and contain natural flu-fighting properties which aid in fending off cough and colds. These fruits are also renowned to help in maintaining healthy blood pressure levels and a healthy heart.

Amidst another productive harvest season, Taste Australia is once again bringing in its high quality Navel Oranges straight from Australia’s pristine south east regions for Filipinos to enjoy. 

Health benefits

Australian oranges are famous for its high Vitamin C content and natural flu-fighting properties. They are also high in antioxidants, fibre, folate and potassium. Australian oranges have numerous health and nutritional benefits including:

  • Nutrient density which is great for weight control
  • Good source of folate which is perfect for pregnant women (may help prevent spina bifida) and the rest of the family (helps the immune system and heart)
  • Great for blood pressure control with high potassium and low salt
  • Rich in antioxidants which helps keep you fit and healthy throughout the year.

To mark the occasion, Hort Innovation hosted an online launch under the Taste Australia banner last September 03, 2020, which featured Celebrity Chef, Luigi Muhlach, who demonstrated the versatility of oranges as a sweet snack or a savoury dish.

“Oranges can make for a quick and easy snack. They’re also packed with antioxidants, fibre, folate and potassium,” said Muhlach. “It’s also incredibly versatile and we can utilize it in a number of unique recipes.”

Want to try it? Try Orange Chicken at home using this recipe

Picked fresh from only the highest quality crops, Australian oranges are in peak season until October and Taste Australia strongly encourages consumers to make the most of this harvest period and indulge in this colourful, sweet, and nutritious fruit. 

"The Navel Oranges are grown with a lot of love and care and we are very proud to share Australia's best produce with Filipinos.” said David Daniels, General Manager, Citrus Australia. “We highly encourage consumers to taste this vibrant fruit at major supermarket chains across Manila."

Taste Australia allows consumers to take advantage of these much loved seasonal sensations, with products branded or promoted under its banner guaranteed to be perfectly ripe, fresh and sweet. This season’s pickings are available in Rustan’s Supermarket, Shopwise, Marketplace by Rustan’s, Robinsons Supermarket, and S&R, and thru e-Commerce partners like AlwaysFresh, Dizon Farms, Baytown’s Produce and Crate2plate. Consumers can also view trending recipes, learn helpful tips and tricks, or be involved in the latest conversations by following Taste Australia - Philippines on Facebook and @TasteAustraliaPH on Instagram


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