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 Battle of the Oranges: Italy's Epic Food Fight

by Utkarsh 24 feb 2023

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 The Battle of Oranges is a three-day event held annually in the Italian city of Ivrea

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 symbolizing the overthrow of an oppressive ruler during the Middle Ages

 The main attraction of the event is the world's largest food fight where oranges are thrown to commemorate the event

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 The oranges are from Calabria and Sicily and are composted afterward. 

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 Groups are organized by wearing a color and uniform.

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 Groups wear colored uniforms and throw oranges at people riding on horse-drawn carts, signifying liberation.

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 The event was canceled during the World War I, World War II, and COVID pandemic. Oranges are mainly sourced from Calabria and Sicily and composted afterward.

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 The Battle of the Oranges is more than a tradition; it is a passion passed down through generations,

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 and it unites people regardless of their team

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