North America’s leader in all-natural citrus ingredients & beverages
To inspire a world that believes genuine ingredients and taste.
Create lasting partnerships by providing innovative solutions, crafted by a dedicated team.
To meet the massive consumer demand for nutritious, wholesome foods with natural taste, Sun Orchard starts with sourcing throughout the world. We find the best that nature has to offer, providing citrus-based ingredients and beverage solutions for the food and beverage industry. All of our products are minimally processed, carefully sourced and maintain the natural benefits and flavors of the fruit. Our juices and beverages are inherently clean-label, so they resonate with consumers and elevate private label brands.
Our beverage solutions are developed to achieve specific taste profiles, and are guided by the sensory experience. If it doesn’t taste amazing, we haven’t done our job. Throughout the development process, we collaborate with passionate farmers, growers, food scientists and others who care deeply about respecting our food, our bodies and our planet. We strive for excellence in what we do and we’re transparent in how we do it – building our customers’ trust and value.
- Since 1984, North America’s leader in all-natural citrus ingredients & beverages
- Expertise in developing products for foodservice, specialty industrial and premium private label channels
- Focused on growing both our customer’s brand and our Sun Orchard brand
- Advantageous manufacturing and distribution locations
- 200+ dedicated employees committed to excellence, quality and continuous improvement
- Proven product development and commercialization, from concept to market
- Global supply chain, with unique expertise in natural ingredient sourcing
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.
- Tree-to-table products made from the freshest ingredients
- Carefully crafted and minimally processed
- All-natural, no additives
- Commitment to our employees
- Support local sustainability community efforts
- Partnerships with food banks and donations
- Zero-citrus waste program
- Recyclable plastic bottles
- Strong advocates of local sourcing
Categories and Product Offerings
NFC Citrus Juices
to Drink Smoothies
All-Natural NFC Citrus
Blends and Bar Mixes
All-Natural Fruit Purees
and Smoothie Bases
Attributes & Benefits
Natural / Non-GMO
No Artificial Sweeteners
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
Sourcing & Quality
Global supply chain with unique expertise in natural ingredient sourcing.
- Procures natural raw materials from around the world, with expertise in supplier management and cost management
- Expertise in sourcing of non-GMO, natural, and organic raw materials
- Utilizes a robust supplier verification process and ingredient traceability protocols
- Comprehensive quality assurance program including HAACP, GMP and FDA Food Safety
Manufacturing & Distribution
Best in class bicoastal manufacturing and distribution.
- GFSI and SQF certified; other credentials include Kosher, USDA Organic and Halal
- Multiple manufacturing locations provide our customers with continuity of supply and advantaged distribution costs
- Shipping options includes pick up, cross dock and delivered, including weekly FTL and LTL freight to every major market
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