How Well Do You Know the Blood Orange?

Our Amoretti Premium Blood Orange Syrup is one of our top-selling syrups. Get a bottle or two to try today!

For fans of citrus flavors, there’s nothing quite like Amoretti Premium Blood Orange Syrup. Whether you love the rich flavor of this fruit in tea, cocktails, margaritas, or more, we’re sure you’ll enjoy this offering from our unique orange syrups.

Our Premium Blood Orange Syrup is one of our top-selling citrus syrups – and for good reason! It’s one of the tastiest, most original, and wildly colored beverage syrups we offer. In addition to being so delicious, the blood orange is a fascinating fruit.

We’ve compiled a list of a few things that make the blood orange such an amazing fruit. You might be surprised at what you learn!

The blood orange can be traced back as far as the 18th century in the Mediterranean region.

The Blood Orange

The dark reddish color of a blood orange is a result of a certain pigment found in many fruits and flowers, anthocyanins. However, the pigment is quite rare in citrus fruits. Anthocyanins are responsible for the dark red color found in many ornamental plants and autumn leaves. This same chemical that causes the color found in the blood orange is in part responsible for the color in bright pink petunias!

This deep blood orange color can only develop in the cool night temperatures. And, did you know, that this color continues to develop even after the fruit has been picked? As long as the blood orange is stored at a low temperature, the pigment can continue to darken!

One food and science expert writes that the blood orange most likely originated in the Mediterranean or in China – it’s difficult to trace it back! Also, because fruit trees can mutate over time, it can be difficult to ascertain a “starting point” for a particular subspecies. However, there is documented evidence of the blood orange existing in the Mediterranean region as early as the 18th century.

Learning a little bit about the blood orange inspired us to consider all its different aspects and features as we created the perfect bottle of blood orange syrup. Though we offer several unique orange syrups, this one is loaded with a lot of history and interesting facts!

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Amoretti Premium Blood Orange Syrup goes great in a cold glass of lemonade, though it has many different uses. If you haven’t ever tried it in a frozen margarita, we would highly recommend giving it a try! It definitely offers a tasty, citrus take on a frozen summer classic! However you use our Amoretti Premium Blood Orange Syrup, we’re sure you’ll enjoy it! So sure, we offer a money back guarantee. So, what are you waiting for?

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