MAN HAS ALWAYS HAD A SPECIAL FONDNESS FOR CITRUS FRUIT. LEGENDS, MANUSCRIPTS AND HOLY TEXTS HAVE ALWAYS ENHANCED ITS HEALTHY AND NUTRITIOUS PROPERTIES.
(…) Hercules was ordered to steal the three golden apples from the garden of the Hesperides. Hercules finally succeeded in finding Atlas, the titan who held up the heavens on his shoulders, the only one who knew where the golden apples were found and Hercules cunningly succeeded in stealing the three golden apples. Doing so, Hercules completed his eleventh labour. Over time, the golden apples became associated with oranges. (The Twelve labours of Hercules).