May 4 – National Candied Orange Peel Day

National Candied Orange Peel Day 

Candied Orange peel in choicFood Facts on Candied Orange Peels 

  • Candied Peels, and fruits have existed as a sweet dessert since the 14th century.
  • Candied orange peels are a boiled, sliced, sugar added treat.
  • The peels of an orange do not have any potassium while the orange flesh is packed with potassium.
  • Orange peels are most often used in holiday cookies, snacks, and fruitcake.
  • You have most likely enjoyed it in baked goods all of our lives, without even knowing you have eaten it.