Raw Material

Andalucía
40%
Navelina – early Navels.

35%
Blondes (except Valencia Lates) and late Navels.

25%
Valencia Lates.

Origen

Navel Group
Fruits with a good aspect, large and very early in fruit. Navel presence.
Main varieties of interest for fresh consumption. By order of harvest:

Navelina
Medium-sized tree. More or less rounded shape. Leaves very dark in color.
Medium-sized fruit. Rounded or slightly oval. Slightly prominent navel.
It is one of the most cultivated varieties.
Harvested at the end of October – Mid- January

Newhall
Variety very similar to the Navelina.
Slightly oval fruit.
In some areas the harvest takes place some days before the harvesting of the Navelina variety.

Washington Navel
Medium-sized tree. More or less rounded shape. Leaves very dark in color.
Medium-sized or large fruit, spherical or elongated. Navel visible to the exterior of the fruit.
Early to mid-range harvest, for a fairly long period of time, by region, December-March.

Navelate
Large and vigorous tree; with thorns. Bright green leaves.
The fruit is medium-sized and elongated. Navel slightly visible to the exterior of the fruit; thin skin.
Harvesting time: end of January to end of March.

Lanelate
Vigorous tree. Bright green leaves and dense foliage.
Fruit very similar to the Washington Navel variety. With a less visible navel.
Thin skin.
Harvesting period: end of January – end of April.

Blancas Group
The most important group of sweet oranges. They include the greatest number of varieties. 
The most important for the juice industry.
Main varieties of interest for the juice industry. By harvesting order:
Salustiana
Vigorous tree, medium to large size and tendency for verticality.
Round or slightly flattened fruit, thin skin and medium to large size.
Reaches commercial maturity in mid-end December.

Cadenera
Vigorous tree of medium size.
Medium to large fruit, rounded, with thin and slightly wrinkled skin.
It reaches commercial maturity in January – end of February

Valencia Midknight
Moderately vigorous tree and slightly less vigorous than Valencia-Late.
Medium to large fruit.
It reaches commercial maturity 2-4 weeks before the Valencia-late and it stays in the tree for as long as the latter.

Valencia Delta Seedless
Vigorous and fruitful tree.
The fruit is similar to the Valencia-Late variety, but it reaches maturity slightly earlier.
Harvesting starts in March and the fruit keep in the tree for several months, in good commercial conditions.

Valencia-Late
Vigorous and large tree, generally leafier than the Salustiana variety.
The fruit is medium to large, spherical, good color at maturity, with high content of juice and even if thereafter it turns green again under certain conditions, the skin is medium-thick, tough and leathery.
The harvest can start at the end of March and the fruit keeps exceptionally well in the tree with little damage quality-wise.

Barberina
Vigorous tree; it yields fruit once every two years
Fruit large and firm with great juice content. Less acidity and sugar content similar to the Valencia-Late variety
Late maturing. It matures between April and May but keeps in the tree without losing organoleptic qualities until July.