Suco de Laranja

Suco de Laranja is the orange juice, a popular beverage in Brazil as the fruit is abundantly found.

laranja2Laranja is the fruit produced by Laranjeiro tree (Citrus sinensis), a tree of family Rutaceae. The Laranja fruit is a hybrid, created in antiquity from crossing the grapefruit with a tangerine.

laranjaThe Laranja was brought from China to Europe in the sixteenth century by the Portuguese. The Laranja flavour varies from sweet to slightly acid. Often, it is peeled and eaten raw, or squeezed for juice.