Duda Farm Fresh Foods Brings Imported Citrus to the U.S. for the 18th Season
OVIEDO, FL - Citrus is a powerful tool to have at your fingertips—packing a punch in the face to nationwide health concerns while carrying the vibrant colors and smells that help chase any summertime woes consumers might be feeling away. And with years of experience to back it, Duda Farm Fresh Foods is ensuring the citrus doesn’t stop as the grower rounds its 18th consecutive season of citrus imports.
“At Duda Farm Fresh Foods, we are constantly improving our available citrus varieties to provide quality fruit from our growers in Chile, Peru, and Uruguay,” said Mark Bassetti, Senior Vice President. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring premium citrus to consumers during domestic off months, allowing them to enjoy the refreshing fruit year-round.”
Duda Farm Fresh Foods’ line of imported citrus is sold under the Dandy® label, with a range of options including clementines, lemons, navels, and Cara Cara oranges.
This season’s easy peeler clementines have displayed vibrant colors and a premium sugar-to-acid ratio which, according to a press release, results in a sweeter flavor, perfect for summer snacking.
“Through the years, we’ve maintained relationships with trusted growers in the southern hemisphere to ensure quality fruit each summer,” said Alberto Cuellar, Vice President of Global Business. “As we’ve seen an uptick in citrus demand due to COVID-19, we are continuing to meet consumer needs through our import citrus program as the domestic market comes to an end.”
The company will be importing citrus from the southern hemisphere to the U.S. market now through October, guaranteeing optimal quality, flavor, and volume.
This year, as things warm up, Duda Farm Fresh Foods also launched an inaugural summer promotion to help drive foot traffic into stores, in addition to its ongoing marketing efforts through social media, consumer emails, influencers, and public relations
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