Does Orange Juice Have Vitamin C?
Orange juice DOES have vitamin C.
At 124 mg per one cup serving, fresh squeezed orange juice is jam packed with vitamin C more than doubling the recommended daily allowance of 60-90 mgs.
The History of Orange Juice
Native to Asia's tropical regions, orange trees expanded into India, parts of Africa and the Mediterranean during the Roman conquests. The orange was introduced in America in the early 1500's by Spanish explorers who planted the first citrus trees in St. Augustine, Florida.
Today's Orange Industry
Today, the world production of oranges is more than 70,000,000 million metric tons every year. Oranges are primary grown in Brazil, US, China, Spain, Mexico, Italy, India, and Egypt. The US is the second largest producer of oranges in the world with most oranges grown in Florida, California, Texas, and Arizona.