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How do cara cara oranges and grapefruit differ?


Q. are cara cara oranges and grapefruit the some


A. Although cara cara navel oranges and grapefruit have a pink interior, they are not the same variety.  The bright pink interior is due to the natural presence of the anti-oxidant,  lycopene, and the flavor profile is sweet with flavor notes of cherry, rose and blackberry while grapefruit is sour to semi-sweet in flavor.



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