Oranges from Arta PDO
The oranges of Arta in Epirus (northwestern Greece) are especially juicy and flavorful. The area is known for its excellent citrus fruit and climatic conditions allow harvesting throughout the year. The oranges ripen around the end of December and can be kept robust until summer. Cultivation of the Arta Oranges began in the 19th century and today they are mainly used for juice production. The Latin name is citeus aurantium.