Your California Specialty Citrus Experience will arrive ripe and ready to eat! You can tell your citrus is ripe usually by its fragrance and warmer (yellow or orange) hue. Their skin will be taut and the fruit will feel slightly heavier in your hand than in an unripe state.
Cara Cara Oranges have a berry-like flavor and unique pink pulp.
The Oro Blanco Grapefruit is known for its bright yellow hue and extreme sweetness. They are smaller, with a thicker rind than commonly found grapefruit varieties.
Cara Cara Oranges and Oro Blanco Grapefruit are so sweet they make a delicious snack. Simply cut into wedges or peel to consume. Both are also a supreme upgrade to your morning juice.
Lastly, Eureka Lemons are slightly more acidic than typical lemon varieties, but can be substituted for any of their common uses. You can enjoy all of your citrus atop a salad, or in a marinade, dessert or cocktail!
Your citrus can be stored on the counter at room temperature for usually a few days, however this method speeds up the ripening. With citrus this special, we recommend storing them loose in the refrigerator crisper drawer away from apples to keep them fresher, for longer.
It is not recommended to freeze whole citrus fruits. However you can: