Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company Consolidate Management

August 16, 2017, VALENCIA, CA — The Boards of Directors of Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company (FGS) today announced a consolidated management structure to lead both companies moving forward. “Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply are sister cooperatives that service the same constituencies,” said Chairman of the Sunkist Board of Directors Gerald Denni. […]

Sunkist Growers and James Beard Award Winning Chef, Cindy Pawlcyn, Showcase Innovative Citrus Uses at PMA Foodservice Conference

July 24, 2017, MONTEREY, CA — Consumers are demanding high quality, fresh options on menus – offering incredible opportunities for foodservice providers to embrace produce like never before. Sunkist is highlighting the versatility of fresh citrus at this year’s PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo July 28-30 in Monterey to educate and inspire the foodservice industry […]

Sunkist Growers Highlights Summer Citrus at United Fresh

June 13, 2017, CHICAGO —Sunkist Growers is kicking off the summer season at the United Fresh 2017 tradeshow, highlighting summer citrus varieties and marketing solutions to drive sales during the summertime. “Sunkist is looking forward to highlighting summer citrus trends to trade customers at the United Fresh tradeshow in Chicago,” said Sunkist Director of Communications […]

Sunkist Squeezes Fresh Opportunities at CPMA Convention and Trade Show

May 8, 2017 Toronto, ON — Spring time brings warmer temperatures along with inspiration for summer promotional opportunities. Sunkist is bringing fresh marketing ideas to help the industry squeeze the most out of the summer citrus sales at the 2017 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show. “Now is the perfect time to plan […]

Sunkist Growers Issues Billion-Dollar Member Payments for Third Consecutive Year

March 1, 2017, Valencia, California—Sunkist Growers held the cooperative’s 123rd annual meeting on February 22, seating the organization’s 28-member Board of Directors for the upcoming year and summarizing 2016 performance. “We were faced with the challenge of one of the largest Navel orange crops in history, and larger than normal harvests across many of the […]

Organic Citrus Sales on the Rise, Sunkist’s Increasing Supply Ready to Meet Growing Demand

January 5, 2017, Valencia, CA – As the organic category continues to grow, so does demand for organic citrus – including seasonal easy-peel varieties.  According to IRI Worldwide Data, sales of organic easy-peel citrus varieties last year were up over 70 percent in dollars and 60 percent in volume. “Consumers today are making thoughtful choices […]

Sunkist Celebrates New Citrus Season at 2016 PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo

October 10, 2016, Orlando, FL – With consumers focused on fresh, bold flavors, demand for citrus continues to grow.  According to IRI Worldwide Data, citrus category growth out-performed fruit and produce category growth in both volume and dollar sales over the past year, so the opportunity is ripe for Sunkist to preview this year’s Sunkist® […]

Sunkist Announces Sales Leadership Changes for 2016-17 Citrus Season

September 29, 2016, Valencia, Calif.  — Approaching a new citrus season, today Sunkist Growers announced that Lance McMillan has been promoted to Director of North American Sales. McMillan brings a deep knowledge of packinghouse operations along with a proven track record in sales results to this role. Brian Slagel, former Director of North American Sales, […]

Sunkist Growers Showcases Fresh Citrus Trends at PMA Foodservice Conference

July 25, 2016, MONTEREY, CA — Vibrant, fresh flavors are zesting up the foodservice sector, providing opportunities for chefs to brighten their menus with the color and flavor of fresh citrus. Offering over 40 citrus varieties, Sunkist is promoting the versatility and relevance of fresh citrus to the foodservice industry at this year’s PMA Foodservice […]