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Italian blood oranges
from Sicily
May 2014
Blood oranges from Sicily
Blood oranges from Sicily enjoy from a special territory around
the Etna volcano (3350 m). The s...
Varieties of blood orange
The three typical varieties of blood oranges grown in Sicily are:
- Moro
- Tarocco
- Sanguinello...
Moro
Harvested and marketed from mid December to mid March.
Generally mid size, shape from spherical to elongated.
Strong ...
Tarocco
Harvested and marketed from mid december to mid of May.
Generally mid to large size, shape from spherical to elong...
Sanguinello
Harvested and marketed from beginning of March to the end of
April.
Traditional variety; mid size fruit, skin ...
Juicing
We can offer seasonal programmes for red oranges for juicing,
meeting your specifications in terms of:
Juice conte...
Juicing: pricing
Seasonal prices can be agreed for red flesh oranges for juicing.
The price will be based on volume and qu...
Fresh
Red oranges from Sicily can be packed for fresh consumption in
various packs:
15 Kg jumble (for repacking)
Single la...
The role of NCX Drahorad
Since 1982 NCX Drahorad acts as a business facilitator, selecting
the right grower-packer accordi...
PGI product
The oranges can be marked with a PGI quality label if the
following elements comply with the EU approved regul...
Contacts
Please feel free to contact us for any further information:
Commercial team
Thomas Drahorad thomas@ncx.it  +39-0...
Blood oranges from Sicily (Italy)
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Blood oranges from Sicily (Italy)

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Blood oranges from Sicily enjoy from a special territory around the Etna volcano (3350 m). The strong differences between day and night temperatures cause the typical pigmentation.
Learn more about Tarocco, Moro and Sanguinello and enjoy the unique taste and colour from Sicily.

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Blood oranges from Sicily (Italy)

  1. 1. Italian blood oranges from Sicily May 2014
  2. 2. Blood oranges from Sicily Blood oranges from Sicily enjoy from a special territory around the Etna volcano (3350 m). The strong differences between day and night temperatures cause the typical pigmentation.
  3. 3. Varieties of blood orange The three typical varieties of blood oranges grown in Sicily are: - Moro - Tarocco - Sanguinello with a combined availability of 150 days from the mid of December to the mid of May. The red flesh colour makes them a distinctive product for - Fresh sales - Juicing
  4. 4. Moro Harvested and marketed from mid December to mid March. Generally mid size, shape from spherical to elongated. Strong to full pigmentation, the flesh at full ripening is dark red, seedless, with high juice content, well balanced and slightly acidic taste. Main clones: Moro Comune, Moro Nucellare 58-8D-l
  5. 5. Tarocco Harvested and marketed from mid december to mid of May. Generally mid to large size, shape from spherical to elongated. The fruit shows a typical nipple, more or less pronounced according to the different clones. Light to mid/full pigmentation according to the ripening stage, mid to good juice content, well balanced and strong taste, virtually seedless. The skin is yellow-orange with red tinges. Main clones: Tarocco Comune, Tarocco Galice, Tarocco Gallo, Tarocco dal Muso, Tarocco Nucellare 57-IE-1, Tarocco Nucellare 61-1E-4, Tarocco Catania, Tarocco Scirè, Tarocco rosso.
  6. 6. Sanguinello Harvested and marketed from beginning of March to the end of April. Traditional variety; mid size fruit, skin shows a full orange colour with red tinges; flesh is virtually seedless with good pigmentation, good juice content and well balanced taste. Main clones: Sanguinello Comune, Sanguinello Moscato, Sanguinello Moscato Nucellare 49-5-3, Sanguinello Moscato Nucellare 49-5-5, Sanguinello Moscato Cuscunà.
  7. 7. Juicing We can offer seasonal programmes for red oranges for juicing, meeting your specifications in terms of: Juice content Brix level Brix / acidity ratio Pigmentation (content of anthocyanins) Residues Globalgap certified crops Quantities Period of supply Traceability
  8. 8. Juicing: pricing Seasonal prices can be agreed for red flesh oranges for juicing. The price will be based on volume and quality specifications required.
  9. 9. Fresh Red oranges from Sicily can be packed for fresh consumption in various packs: 15 Kg jumble (for repacking) Single layer or double layer, by count 1, 1.5 or 2 Kg prepacks (girsac or nets)
  10. 10. The role of NCX Drahorad Since 1982 NCX Drahorad acts as a business facilitator, selecting the right grower-packer according to the customer’s request. On behalf of supplier and customer NCX Drahorad will: - coordinate the due diligence compliance - finalize the commercial agreements - arrange international transport - follow-up documents and payments All prices quoted include the fee for NCX Drahorad’s services.
  11. 11. PGI product The oranges can be marked with a PGI quality label if the following elements comply with the EU approved regulation for the typical “Red Orange from Sicily”: approved growers and packers, variety, quality specifications, brix, brix/acidity, juice content, growing area, agronomy, maximum yield per hectare.
  12. 12. Contacts Please feel free to contact us for any further information: Commercial team Thomas Drahorad thomas@ncx.it  +39-059-7863815 Luisa Muratori luisa@ncx.it  +39-059-7863825 Patrizia Simonini patrizia@ncx.it  +39-059-7863835 Logistics Karin Migliorini karin@ncx.it  +39-059-7863845

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