Kevin Fiori to Assume Position with Passion Growers

February 25, 2016, Valencia, Calif. & Miami, Fl. — Sunkist Growers and Passion Growers today announced a significant personnel change for both organizations. Kevin Fiori is leaving his position as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Sunkist Growers in Valencia, Calif. to assume a position with Passion Growers, a leading floral company headquartered […]

Sunkist Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer John Striff to Lead Cooperative’s Sales & Marketing Operations

February 25, 2016, Valencia, Calif.  — Sunkist Growers announced today that current Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer John Striff will oversee the organization’s sales and marketing departments following the departure of Kevin Fiori in June. “We are so appreciative of the outstanding work that Kevin has done during his time at Sunkist,” said […]

Sunkist Growers Announces Sixth Straight Billion-Dollar Revenue Year and Second Consecutive Billion-Dollar Grower Payment

February 23, 2016, Valencia, Calif. — Sunkist Growers announced the cooperative’s sixth consecutive billion-dollar revenue year at the company’s annual meeting on February 17. Moreover, for the first time in Sunkist’s history, for two consecutive years the organization has issued grower payments of over a billion dollars.   “Sunkist has made many advancements to keep […]

With Organics Leading Agricultural Growth, Sunkist Expands Organic Portfolio

December 21, 2015, Valencia, CA – Organics are the fastest growing segment in agriculture, and increasing demand for organic citrus bolsters this trend. Retail sales of organic citrus in the U.S. were up 14 percent in 2015 according to IRI Worldwide Data, meaning that organic citrus is growing nearly three times faster than conventional citrus. […]

Sunkist to Showcase Fresh Citrus & Marketing Materials at the 2015 PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo

October 19, 2015, ATLANTA, GA – Late autumn brings cooler weather and changing colors, but it also brings the return of Sunkist® seasonal citrus! At the 2015 PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo, Sunkist will be encouraging attendees to taste the first of this year’s seasonal citrus crop, browse the cooperative’s refreshed website and retail […]

Sunkist Director of Export Marketing Retires, Cooperative Announces Fresh Roles and Faces for Upcoming Citrus Season

Oct. 1, 2015, VALENCIA, CA – After more than 30 years in the citrus industry and nearly 11 years at Sunkist, Dave Pott, Sunkist Director of Export Sales, will retire at the end of this year. Pott’s position will be assumed by Ray Mizutani, who joined Sunkist in 2011 and has worked in the export […]

Sunkist Promotes Fresh Citrus Trends at the PMA Foodservice Conference

July 22, 2015, MONTEREY, CA — As health and nutrition become increasingly important to consumers, menus across the foodservice landscape are focusing on fresh produce trends, presenting many opportunities for bright, zesty citrus flavors in dishes and beverages. Offering over 40 varieties of premium citrus, Sunkist is pleased to showcase fresh citrus trends in foodservice […]

Sunkist Growers Showcases Fresh Varieties and Retail Merchandising Tools at United Fresh 2015

June 8, 2015, Chicago, IL — Sunkist Growers is helping retailers start the summer off with a twist, bringing the bright taste of citrus to the United Fresh 2015 tradeshow. Showcasing fresh point-of-sales materials, summer citrus varieties, creative recipes and seasonal merchandising tips, Sunkist looks forward to greeting trade partners at this year’s tradeshow in booth […]