Sunkist to Share its In-Season Citrus Varieties at CPMA in Montreal

Innovative Marketing Programs, Packaging, Collaborations Lead the Way for 2019 March 15, 2019, Valencia, Calif. – With Sunkist® citrus at the top of its 2019 season, the marketing cooperative will bring fresh California and Arizona-grown fruit to the 2019 Canada Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) in Montreal, Canada this April. Sunkist offers more than 40 varieties […]

Sunkist Delite™ Mandarins are Back and In Demand

Nationwide debut of Sunkist “Fresh from the Grove” display bins December 12, 2018, Valencia, Calif.—Sunkist Delite™ mandarins are back and shipping to retailers around the globe. The California-grown Sunkist Delite™ mandarins debuted last year, tripling in sales its first season, making it one of the leading brands in its category. “Consumer demand for mandarins is […]

Sunkist’s We Are Citrus™ Launches with Innovative Marketing Programs at 2018 PMA Fresh Summit

October 16, 2018, Orlando, Fla. — The trend is everywhere for FRESH and Sunkist is ready to meet the demand with more than 40 varieties of fresh quality citrus for the new season, along with innovative ideas, new packaging, merchandising displays and promotional programs to drive citrus sales. Growth continues in specialty varieties such as sweet, […]

Christian Harris Joins Sunkist as Chief Operating Officer

July 17, 2018, VALENCIA, Calif — Sunkist Growers today announced a significant addition to its senior staff with Christian Harris joining the cooperative as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Sunkist, Christian served as Vice President of Fresh Produce at US Foods in Rosemont, Ill., overseeing 60 distribution centers in the U.S. Christian brings deep experience […]

Sunkist Welcomes the Mulholland Family to Sunkist Family Stories

December 4, 2017, Valencia, CA — Sunkist Growers is celebrating mandarin season with a new addition to the Sunkist Family Stories program. The Mulholland family an Orange Cove-based citrus grower-shipper of primarily mandarins, is the newest family to be featured in the multimedia storytelling project dedicated to sharing the rich heritage of Sunkist growers. Sunkist Family […]

Rayne Thompson Named Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy for Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company

November 7, 2017, Valencia, CA — As part of the recently announced shared management structure of Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company (FGS), Rayne Thompson has been promoted to Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy. In this role, Thompson will oversee both Sunkist and Fruit Growers Supply interests relative to state, federal […]

Sunkist Citrus Season Begins at 2017 PMA Fresh Summit

October 17, 2017, New Orleans, LA — Sunkist is kicking off its 125th citrus season at this year’s PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo, showcasing the organization’s industry-leading marketing programs that stem from generations of experience selling and marketing quality citrus. “Sunkist is proud to commemorate its 125-year history at PMA Fresh Summit because we […]

Sunkist Acreage Increases with Porterville Citrus’ LoBue Acquisition

October 16, 2017, TERRA BELLA, CA — Porterville Citrus, a Sunkist affiliated citrus packer-shipper, has acquired LoBue Citrus’ packing operations. In the agreement, the LoBue family will continue to own and operate their family farms, consisting of 1,000 acres of citrus, extending their family’s heritage through the Sunkist cooperative. “LoBue Citrus has a rich history […]

Introducing Sunkist Delite™ California Mandarins

September 28, 2017 VALENCIA, CA —Sunkist Growers will begin shipping Sunkist Delite™ California mandarins in early November, kicking off the 2017-18 citrus season with increased volumes and a fresh take on the organization’s mandarin program. Sunkist’s mandarin program now leverages the Delite name, the original California mandarin brand, created by the first family to grow […]