World of Citrus
World of Citrus      

 

 

 

Citrus Fruit

Many companies supply citrus foods and beverages to consumers. This section will discuss some of these products. Numerous companies in the US supply citrus fruit and juice. Some of them are listed below.

 

http://www.sunkist.com

http://www.unclematts.com

http://www.halegroves.com

 

Citrus Plants and Horticulture

 

 

 

Lawn and Garden Products

 

Juicing and Blenders

 

 

Other Citrus-Related Products

Citrus based beauty, food and cleaning products, soaps, shampoos, etc.,..Due to the popularity of citrus flavors and aromas, many commercial goods employ fragrant citrus. From time to time, as products come to our attention, we'll review some of them here very briefly.

 

Perfumes and Fragrances

 

 

Claude Dir of Givaudan reportedly developed a fragrance for women using several floral scents, including subtle tone of orange blossom and mandarin orange blossom.  The products containing this fragrance include body lotion and shower gel. The wide array of fragrances that depend upon citrus scents illustrate the vital importance of the citrus industry to perfumeries around the world.

Grove Tours

Some Companies offer tours, or have done so in the past.  If you're interested in arranging to visit, check about specific times, dates and costs.

 

In the past, Uncle Matt's growers consortium has offered grove tours. For example http://unclematts.com/grove-tours/

Citrus Related Tourist Attractions

A number of locations provide interesting tourist attractions related to citrus plants and the citrus industry.

 

United States

 

Arizona

 

California

 

California Citrus State Historical Park

1879 Jackson Street,

Riverside, California 92504

website: 

 

This lovely California state park surrounds Mockingbird Canyon Lake. With picnic facilities and walking trails, it informs visitors about the importance of the citrus industry in the Greater Los Angeles area and California.

 

Florida

 

Indian River Citrus Museum and Gift Shop

website: http://www.veroheritage.org/CitrusMuseum.html

 

This museum in the heart of Florida's citrus production country provides information and exhibits detailing the development of the citrus industry in Florida. Its archives helped form the basis for a 15-minute segment about the citrus industry in a documentary series produced under the auspices of a Florida university describing the history of the State of Florida.

 

Louisiana

 

Mississippi

 

New Mexico

 

Texas

 

 

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