FROM OUR FAMILY FARMS TO YOUR MENU
Sunkist is a leading international supplier of more than 40 varieties of premium quality, fresh citrus including oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, mandarins, tangerines, tangelos and organics. As the oldest operating citrus cooperative in America, Sunkist is entirely owned by and operated for the California and Arizona citrus growers who make up its membership.
With thousands of grower members, the Sunkist Cooperative reflects the values and legacy of its 120-year history: family-owned farms where traditional growing practices, stewardship of natural resources and a dedication to innovation, are proudly passed through the generations – year after year, crop after crop.
Click here to learn more about Sunkist’s family growers.
OUR DIFFERENCE: QUALITY & FRESHNESS
Sunkist is the most widely recognized name in the citrus category, a brand customers trust to consistently deliver fresh, delicious, premium quality citrus. Sunkist’s quality stems from generations of growing experience and hand-picking each piece fruit with care.
Each piece of Sunkist® citrus is held to the highest standards throughout its journey from our farms to tables everywhere. All our citrus is inspected for quality and consistency, and to ensure it complies with the strictest regulations and Sunkist standards for food safety, packaging, and labeling.
Click here to learn more about the Sunkist difference for foodservice.
MENU INSPIRATION & TOOLS
Need some fresh inspiration? Fresh Sunkist® citrus is the perfect ingredient for many chefs’ favorite recipes. Whether sweet, tangy or tart, citrus’ versatility adds a healthy flair and packs a flavorful punch. Click here to see our collection of favorite recipes.
Or check out our tips and guides designed to support your menu development:
- Reduce Sodium Naturally: Sunkist® lemons are an all-natural way to flavor food and cut down on sodium. View our S’alternative® guide to see how to use Sunkist lemons as an alternative to salt!
- Storage & Handling: Increase the shelf-life of your citrus with this temperature guide for each varietal.
- Food Measure Yield Chart: Learn how much you can expect to get out of each piece of fruit with this quick reference chart.
MORE THAN 40 CITRUS VARIETIES
Sunkist offers more than 40 varieties of premium quality citrus, including organics, all carefully handpicked on our family farms in California and Arizona. Our citrus is grown in ideal conditions, picked at its peak of flavor and ripeness, and then delivered fresh to your operation.
Fresh Sunkist® lemons are available year-round, but we also offer the largest selection of seasonal specialty varieties. Click here to learn more about the peak season for each varietal listed below and how to make the best use of their flavors:
Eureka & Lisbon Lemon
Pink Variegated Lemon
Red, Pink and White Grapefruit
Melo Gold Grapefruit
Oro Blanco Grapefruit
Tangerines & Tangelos
Ojai Pixie Tangerine
Clementine & W. Murcott Mandarin
Gold Nugget Variety Mandarin
Here is a link to the Sunkist Website for additional information on all citrus varietals.