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Popular Types of Delicious Oranges on the Market

Popular Types of Delicious Oranges on the Market

Oranges belong to the Rutaceae family (scientific name: Rutaceae) and originate from Southeast Asia. This fruit is one of the most popular worldwide due to its sweet, tangy flavor and high vitamin C content. Let’s explore the most popular and delicious types of oranges with Kamereo in the following article!

Common Types of Oranges in Vietnam Today
Common Types of Oranges in Vietnam Today

Cam Sanh

First, when it comes to popular types of oranges, Cam Sanh cannot be missed. This fruit is very familiar to all Vietnamese people. Cam Sanh is often used for visiting the sick or as gifts.

Cam Sanh has a flattened round shape, thick, rough skin that turns yellow when ripe. The orange segments are yellow, juicy, and numerous. This fruit has a mild fragrance, sweet taste with a hint of sourness. Therefore, you can either peel the orange to eat the segments directly when ripe or squeeze it for juice.

Previously, Cam Sanh was mainly grown in the northern provinces, but now it is widely cultivated in many places. The main harvest season is in December of the solar calendar each year. Additionally, Cam Sanh is reasonably priced, making it accessible to everyone.

Cam Sanh is a common orange variety in Vietnam.
Cam Sanh is a common orange variety in Vietnam.

Cam Vinh

Although named Cam Vinh, this variety actually originates from the Vinh orange growing area in the western part of Nghe An province. This region has a hot climate, hilly terrain, and strong winds. Therefore, Vinh oranges often do not have a beautiful shape like other varieties.

Cam Vinh has very thin skin and light yellow segments inside. When eaten, the orange has a sweet taste, sometimes with a slight tartness. The main season for Cam Vinh usually starts in October of the lunar calendar each year.

Cam Vinh is a specialty of Nghe An
Cam Vinh is a specialty of Nghe An

Cam Cao Phong

Cam Cao Phong is a recently popular fruit brand. This orange is grown in Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province. It is considered one of the famous specialties of the region.

The distinctive features of Cam Cao Phong are its thin skin, mild fragrance, and characteristic sweet yellow segments. This orange variety begins to be harvested from early October. Moreover, Cam Cao Phong is moderately priced, often slightly higher than Cam Sanh.

Cam Cao Phong has sweet, fragrant yellow segments
Cam Cao Phong has sweet, fragrant yellow segments

Cam Mat

Following the list of popular oranges is Cam Mat, also known as Cam Day. This fruit is widely cultivated in the western provinces. Most of the citrus-growing areas in the southwestern gardens use the Cam Mat variety.

Cam Mat has thin skin, yellow, sweet segments with many seeds. Nowadays, seedless orange varieties have been developed for consumer convenience. With the advantage of bright yellow flesh, delicious taste, and easy-to-peel skin, it is very popular. Additionally, Cam Mat is reasonably priced, suitable for everyone.

Cam Mat is commonly grown in the western provinces
Cam Mat is commonly grown in the western provinces

Cam Xoan

Cam Xoan continues to be a famous specialty of the western region. This orange is known for its sweet, rich flavor that leaves a lasting impression on those who try it for the first time. Especially, Cam Xoan is one of the least seeded, most fragrant, and sweetest oranges.

Cam Xoan has a round shape, thin light yellow skin with coin-like swirls. The flesh is yellow, with a sweet, cool taste and mild fragrance. The smaller the Cam Xoan, the sweeter it is.

Additionally, Cam Xoan can bear fruit all year round, providing good profits for farmers. It takes about 9 months from flowering to fruiting for harvest.

Cam Xoan is one of the sweetest oranges available today
Cam Xoan is one of the sweetest oranges available today

Cam Canh

Cam Canh is a specialty fruit of Canh village, Hanoi. Later, this orange variety was propagated and planted in some other northern provinces such as Bac Giang, Hoa Binh,… However, the taste quality of Cam Canh from these regions cannot compare to its original place.

In terms of appearance, Cam Canh has an orange-yellow color, slightly resembles a tangerine, with thin and fragrant skin. When eaten, you can easily peel the skin and separate the segments to enjoy. With its characteristic cool sweetness, Cam Canh is often used for gifting or for display in fruit offerings. Therefore, this orange is usually very expensive and often in short supply in Canh village as many orders are placed from the flowering stage.

Cam Canh is typically peeled and eaten directly
Cam Canh is typically peeled and eaten directly

Conclusion

These are the popular types of oranges on the market today. Each variety has its distinctive flavor, meeting the diverse needs of everyone. Follow the Vegetable and Fruit Dictionary section for more interesting information!

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