Specialty citrus growing for DiSilva Fruit
Chelsea, Mass.-based DiSilva Fruit and Morning Kiss Organic are offering a full line of conventional and organic citrus this season.
DiSilva Fruit and Morning Kiss Organic, part of the Arrowfarms family of companies, now offer organic and conventional navels, mandarins, grapefruit, lemons and limes, according to a news release.
Also available is a full range of specialty citrus, including heirloom navels, cara cara navels, blood oranges, minneolas, stem and leaf murcotts, satsumas, golden nuggets, pummelos and melo golds.
“We’ve seen tremendous growth in our specialty citrus programs over the past few years, and we’re excited to once again work with our grower partners to provide a full spectrum of specialty citrus from heirloom navels to stem and leaf murcotts,” Alden Guptill, sales manager at DiSilva Fruit, said in the release.
New for this season, DiSilva Fruit is offering stem and leaf murcotts and satsumas in three-pound and four-pound clamshell packages. The new packaging formats are designed to allow retailers more options for marketing and retail price points.
Morning Kiss Organic offers organic citrus from an extensive grower network, according to the release.
“Every year we look forward to the start of the citrus season,” Nelly Czajkowski, sales manager for Morning Kiss Organic, said in the release. “Winters in New England can be cold and dreary, and our fresh organic citrus is the perfect way to bring color to your day.”