Florida Citrus is sought after worldwide due to its juiciness and sweet taste.
Florida is well-known for sunshine, beaches, theme parks…and Florida Citrus. Florida Oranges dot our license plates, serve as the official state fruit and even become Florida’s official state beverage when squeezed. The same great reasons Florida is a top vacation destination also makes it the ideal place to grow citrus. Florida’s subtropical climate with warm temperatures, abundant rainfall, plenty of sunshine and unique sandy soil provide the perfect environment to grow the sweetest and juiciest citrus in the world. While those subtropical conditions can create blemishes on the exterior of the fruit, they only enhance what’s on the inside. That, along with a thin peel, make Florida Citrus highly sought-after world round.
Behind every piece of Florida Citrus are the amazing growers that produce it. For Florida growers, citrus is in their blood and it’s a way of life. This second-, third- and even fourth-generation citrus growers are passionate, dedicated and work tirelessly to bring the highest quality and best-tasting Florida Citrus to the table.Florida Citrus growers are committed to preserving the state’s natural resources by adopting sustainable agricultural practices. Partnering with leading scientific researchers, Florida Citrus growers use data to continually improve the way they care for their trees in order to reduce water usage, protect wildlife and limit erosion. Click for more information.