Have you ever wondered what an orange tasted like 50 or even 100 years ago? Would it have tasted like the oranges that we know today? It’s not too often, these days, that we’re given the opportunity to enjoy a piece of fruit grown in orchards that were not only around, but thriving, that long ago. Our friends at LoBue Citrus are changing that with their premium Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges.
Through strict dedication to land preservation, three generations of the LoBue Family have cultivated these exceptional Heritage Reserve Oranges from citrus orchards planted as early as 1898. We’re talking about oranges from the same trees that supplied fruit to many of our grandparents and great-grandparents! Among the oldest, and most mature fruit trees in California, they expend little energy growing the tree itself and therefore focus the energy on producing the finest tasting and highest quality oranges on the market.
For over 100 years, the orange trees (Old-Line Washington Variety) have thrived in the unique microclimate and ideal soil conditions in the Western foothills of Sequoia National Park in California’s renowned Central Valley. Throughout the years, these remarkable trees have continually produced classic tasting Heritage Oranges and they just keep getting better and better. You can expect fruit that is juicy with sweet, fragrant and consistent flavor every time.
Swing by the Heinen’s Produce Department and pick up a few of these premium heirloom oranges and taste the difference that time can make.Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges are the perfect quick snack, just peel and enjoy the juicy, flavorful segments or toss them on your favorite salad and add a bright, healthy citrus touch.