Ugli Fruit

Ugli Fruit
Ugli Fruit

The Ugli fruit, grown exclusively in Jamaica, was discovered about 80 years ago. It's believed to be a cross between a Seville orange, a grapefruit and a tangerine. Used most commonly in Jamaica to make sweet drinks, it can be a little difficult to eat due to its papery skin, but its juice is often used in place of lemonade. Its sweet flavor it is a great addition to salads and is especially tasty in your favorite Blast!

Selection Process

Though the peel may be green, the flesh inside should be a deep orange color. In December and January the taste of the fruit will be tangy, where as in the spring and summer months, it will be much sweeter and juicier.