Who We Are

We are passionate about our craft

Our Vision

To inspire a world that believes in genuine beverages and refreshments.

Our Mission

Create lasting partnerships by providing premium, genuine fruit-based beverages and ingredient solutions crafted by a talented, dedicated team.

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Our Company

For almost 40 years, we have been a leader in all-natural NFC citrus ingredients and refreshments for foodservice, specialty industrial and private label retail customers.

  • Annually, source +29 million pounds of citrus from the best growing regions around the globe
  • Three manufacturing locations across the US have available capacity to produce over 30 million gallons
  • State of the art distribution centers with storage space equal to more than 10 football fields
  • Customers include North America’s largest national foodservice broadline distributors, fresh casual dining chains, food retailers; c-stores and many more
  • Supply products globally for our multinational customers from Asia to the Middle East

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A Tradition of Sustainability

Founded on the principle of sustainability by creating value out of waste. We continue to stay true to that guiding principle.

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Healthy Products

  • Tree-to-table products made from the freshest ingredients
  • Carefully crafted and minimally processed
  • All-natural, no additives
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Healthy People

  • Commitment to our employees
  • Support local sustainability community efforts
  • Partnerships with food banks and donations
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Healthy Planet

  • Zero-citrus waste program
  • Recyclable plastic bottles
  • Strong advocates of local sourcing

Categories and Product Offerings

not from concentrate citrus juices

Single-Strength
NFC Citrus Juices

not from concentrate fruit ades

NFC Lemonades
and Limeades

all natural ready to drink smoothies

All-Natural Ready
to Drink Smoothies

premium bar mixers

All-Natural NFC Citrus
Blends and Bar Mixes

rtd smoothies and condensed smoothie bases

All-Natural Fruit Purees
and Smoothie Bases

Attributes & Benefits

all-natural non-gmo

Natural / Non-GMO

clean label

Clean-Label

no artificial sweeteners or ingredients

No Artificial Sweeteners
or Ingredients

not from concentrate

Not from
Concentrate

gently pasteurized

Gently Pasteurized

fresh squeezed flavor

Fresh-Squeezed
Flavor

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Development & Commercialization

Expertise in delivering products from concept to market.

  • Full R&D team with in-house laboratory and commercial kitchen
  • Robust technical knowledge and culinary expertise
  • Sensory testing, concept validation and consumer screening experience
  • Pilot production process and scale up production capabilities
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Procurement & Food Safety

Global sourcing management that assures sustainability and traceability of supply.

  • Robust supplier verification and approval protocols
  • Inbound raw material testing and specifications management
  • Quality control from raw material to finished product
  • Contract management and ingredient planning
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Manufacturing & Distribution

Bi-coastal national manufacturing and distribution throughout North America.

  • Multiple production facilities ensures continuity of supply, contingency planning and redundant manufacturing protocols
  • Geographically diverse distribution network
  • Ample capacity and continuous capital investment
  • Experienced operations, distribution and logistics resources
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Experienced Team & People

Our people are our greatest assets.

  • Highly skilled and experienced management team
  • Senior operations leaders from blue chip food and beverage companies
  • Experienced direct sales team supported by a seasoned broker network
  • Certified food scientists and quality control technicians