Bee Sweet Citrus' Domestic Season Arrives With Specialty Citrus in Tow
FOWLER, CA - Bee Sweet’s domestic season is here, and consumers can start looking forward to seeing more citrus varieties available on the shelves of their local grocery stores. The focus for Bee Sweet as we reach towards the New Year? Specialty citrus varieties.
“The start of Bee Sweet’s domestic season is always exciting because that’s when we see more specialty varieties,” said Bee Sweet Citrus Sales Manager Joe Berberian. “While we’re able to provide mandarins, oranges, and lemons to our consumers year-round, our domestic season gives us the opportunity to push more exotic varieties such as grapefruit, Cara Caras, Pummelos, Blood Oranges, and Meyer Lemons.”
According to the company, specialty citrus refers to those specific varieties that are not readily available year-round. Cara Caras, Blood Oranges, Pummelos, Melo Golds, Grapefruit, Page Mandarins, Minneolas, and Meyer Lemons are just some of the varieties that Bee Sweet named in its press release, and will be providing to its consumers. In addition the parades of flavor provided by these unique varieties, specialty citrus also offers a wide array of health benefits.
“Specialty citrus is a growing phenomenon in the food industry because we’re constantly learning of its unique characteristics and the ways it can be incorporated into meals,” added Director of Communications Monique Bienvenue. “Meyer Lemons are the perfect cooking lemon, Cara Caras make for an exceptionally sweet snack, and Blood Oranges are great as salad toppings. The list goes on and on.”
As the company continues to grow its focus on consumer health and wellness, Bee Sweet’s marketing team has targeted unique characteristics of specialty varietals to encourage consumers to be more creative with citrus in the kitchen. Branded recipes, a variety of specific health tips, and a plethora of information can all be found on Bee Sweet’s website and social media platforms.
November through April is the prime season for specialty varietals, so check out the company’s complete list of citrus and availability at http://www.beesweetcitrus.com/variety-availability/.