Ugli Fruit Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
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Eaten fresh, in salads, in jams, jellies, marmalades, sauces, beverages & syrups.
The oil from the peel of the grapefruit is used in aromatherapy and is prized for its aroma.
Good quality Ugli fruit will be, well - Ugli. Rough bumpy skin, some blemishes and discoloration are all normal. Just avoid soft spots and mold.
Avoid product that is extremely soft or lightweight for its size.
In general, you don't need to refrigerate citrus if it will be consumed quickly, but it will last longer when refrigerated. Once they reach your preferred level of sweetness, place remaining fruit in the refrigerator to extend the shelf life.
As a general rule, citrus will not ripen further after picking. Higher brix (sugar) levels are gained by leaving the fruit on the tree longer, so early season fruit tends to be a bit tart while late season product can be prone to molding due to the highe
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