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Blood Orange

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The blood orange is a slightly bitter orange very popular in Italy. The fruit's dark red pulp is caused by a compound commonly found in flowers, never in citrus. How dark the flesh gets is a direct result of the light and heat the orange gets while it's growing.

  1. 1. What determines how red a blood orange is?
    1. a. Flavor
    2. b. Heat
    3. c. Gestation
  2. 2. Where are blood oranges popular?
    1. a. Spain
    2. b. France
    3. c. Italy
  3. 3. What flavor is a blood orange?
    1. a. Bitter
    2. b. Sweet
    3. c. Salty