Sunkist® Celebrates 130 Years as a Grower-Owned Cooperative with National Sunkist Citrus Day

February 20, 2023, Valencia, Calif. – As farmers, family, and a community, Sunkist Growers is celebrating its humble California roots with Sunkist Citrus Day on March 1. The fresh citrus cooperative began in 1893, making Sunkist the longest-standing agricultural co-op in the United States. Happy 130th Anniversary, Sunkist! As a marketing cooperative, Sunkist’s first advertisement was […]

Saticoy Lemon President & CEO Glenn Miller Announces Retirement

SANTA PAULA, Calif. – December 22, 2022 – Saticoy Lemon, a Sunkist-affiliated packinghouse, has recently announced the retirement of Glenn Miller, President and CEO. Already effective, Miller’s retirement comes after 43 years of service to the largest provider of California lemons in the United States. The Board of Directors has selected Marty Coert, previously Operations Manager, to succeed Miller as President and […]

Sunkist® Celebrates the California Summer Orange, New Packaging and Merchandising Program for Valencia Oranges

VALENCIA, Calif. – July 1, 2022 – Sunkist Growers launch ‘The Official Orange of American Summers’ campaign to celebrate the exclusive California-grown orange variety this time of year. As part of the program, Sunkist is offering a new 8-pound combo bag and matching display bin spotlighting summertime vibes. According to a recent Numerator study, consumers […]

Sunkist Growers, Naturipe and Envy Apples Collaborates with WildBrain’s Strawberry Shortcake to Present a “Fruitastic” Produce Collaboration, Mother’s Day Promotion

VALENCIA, Calif. – April 25, 2022 – Top-selling fruit brands—Sunkist Growers, Naturipe Farms and T&G Global’s Envy™ Apples—launch new “Fruitastic” promotion for WildBrain’s new animated Strawberry Shortcake series Berry in the Big City, now available on YouTube and Netflix. According to a recent study, shoppers increased their basket spend by over 50 percent when strawberries and blood […]

GOPEX Showcase: Organic Citrus Continues Year-Over-Year Growth

VALENCIA, Calif. – Feb. 1, 2022 – Sunkist Growers has debuted new organic packaging to support the increased demand for organic citrus at retail. At the start of the year, many consumers are focused on developing a healthier lifestyle and placing more care on making thoughtful in-store purchases. Sunkist’s Category Management team has focused on […]

Rouses Markets/Sunkist Growers Achieves the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Largest Display of Citrus Fruits

METAIRIE, La. – January 26, 2022 – Rouses Markets and Sunkist Growers have earned the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest display of citrus fruits. Shipped directly from California’s citrus groves, the display features over 40,000 pounds of fresh Sunkist Navel, Blood and Cara Cara oranges, as well as Sunkist® California mandarins, lemons, grapefruit, […]

Sunkist® Ojai Pixie Tangerines Available Now for a Limited Time

VALENCIA, Calif. – May 25, 2021 – Available now through June, there’s no better time to stock up on Sunkist Ojai Pixie tangerines. Already a favorite among citrus consumers, word is continuing to spread about this unique citrus variety that is small in size, but big in flavor. Explains Cassie Howard, Director, Category Management, “IRI […]

Sunkist Debuts “Family Segments” Cooking Series

A three-part series featuring chefs, citrus recipes and family connections April 9, 2021, Valencia, CA – Sunkist Growers recently debuted Family Segments, a new three-part series on YouTube. Hosted by chef influencers in Canada, the at-home cooking tutorials give viewers an intimate window into how families connect with one another over conversations, culture and citrus. […]

Sunkist Growers, Inc. and Lyons Magnus announce the launch of Sunkist® Premium California Not from Concentrate 100% Orange Juice for the Retail Market

Lyons Magnus’ proprietary process allows the Sunkist Premium California 100% Orange Juice to be stored in your pantry for up to 6 months before serving! January 22nd, 2021: Lyons Magnus and Sunkist Growers have signed a licensing agreement that will allow Lyons Magnus to introduce a new shelf stable aseptic Not from Concentrate (NFC) 100% […]

Sunkist Growers to Share New Shopper Behavior Trends, Relevant Marketing Programs at PMA

October 12, 2020, Valencia, Calif. – Sunkist Growers, the 128-year-old fresh citrus marketing cooperative, celebrates the return of citrus season with the classic and vitamin C-packed Navel orange, along with new shopper behavior trends and category management solutions to support retail partners in delivering the best offerings and highest quality fruit for consumers worldwide. “We’re excited […]