New Shipping Seasons for California’s Star Ruby Grapefruit; Georgia Carrots

New Shipping Seasons for California’s Star Ruby Grapefruit; Georgia Carrots

Bee Sweet Citrus Inc. of Fowler, CA is now shipping its Star Ruby grapefruit from the Central San Joaquin Valley and will continue to do so for the next few months. Georgia carrot loadings from Grimmway Farms also has started.

“Every year, Star Ruby grapefruit continue to grow in popularity and take the produce industry by storm,” said Bee Sweet Citrus Sales Representative Joe Berberian. “This variety is less acidic than other grapefruit varieties and has many health benefits.”

Low in calories and a nutritional powerhouse, Star Ruby grapefruit is the reddest of all grapefruit varieties. An excellent source of vitamin C and fiber, one serving can provide you with over half the recommended daily intake of vitamin C and can also help promote a healthy digestive system.

A grower, packer and shipper of California citrus, Bee Sweet Citrus was founded in 1987. It is a family owned and operated company, and ships over 15 different varieties of citrus.

Georgia Carrot Shipments

Grimmway Farms, headquartered in Bakersfield, CA, who is the world’s largest producer of carrots, has activated its Sparks, GA carrot packing facility and will be providing regional shipments through mid-May.

The company is offering conventional cello and jumbo carrots grown in the Southeast and packed under the Grimmway Farms, Bunny Luv and Premier labels.

“Sourcing carrots from our Sparks, GA facility is a great option for customers and distribution centers in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest,” says Mike Anspach, Vice President of Sales at Grimmway Farms.

Grimmway is loading carrots from the Southeast facility Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m . (EST) by appointment only. To book a loading appointment, please call 1-866-328-6867.

About Grimmway Farms

Family-owned and headquartered in Bakersfield, California, Grimmway Farms traces its roots to a produce stand opened by the Grimm brothers in the early 1960s. Grimmway is a global produce leader and the world’s largest producer of carrots. Grimmway supplies more than 65 organic, USA-grown crops and brands include Cal-Organic Farms and Bunny-Luv.