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   Bee Sweet’s Domestic Season Set To Kick Off With Extension Of Health Campaign
by Bee Sweet Citrus
Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 9:07AM EDT

FOWLER, Calif., - The start of fall signals the beginning of Bee Sweet’s domestic season and the arrival of popular specialty varieties for California’s citrus industry. This year, the Bee Sweet marketing team has decided to kick off the season with an extension of their #EatMoreCitrus campaign.

“When consumers go to the grocery store, we want to make sure that they have all the information necessary to buy the citrus they love,” said Bee Sweet Citrus Director of Communications Monique Bienvenue. “That’s why our marketing team has decided to kick off our domestic season with an extension of our #EatMoreCitrus campaign; highlighting information specific to our specialty varieties.”

Specialty citrus refers to specific varieties that are not readily available year-round. Cara Caras, Blood Oranges, Pummelos, Melo Golds, Grapefruit, Gold Nugget Mandarins, Minneolas and Meyer Lemons are just some of the varieties that Bee Sweet provides to its consumers during its domestic season. In addition to their unique taste, specialty citrus also offers a plethora of health benefits.

“Specialty citrus is a growing phenomenon in the food industry because we’re constantly learning of its unique characteristics, and all the ways it can be incorporated into meals,” continued Bienvenue. “We want to make sure that consumers have the knowledge they need to make decisions that cater to their specific health and culinary preferences.”

With a growing focus on consumer health and wellness, Bee Sweet’s marketing team will share variety specific recipes and health-tips to encourage consumers to be more creative with citrus in the kitchen. Throughout the duration of the 2017-2018 domestic season, Bee Sweet’s marketing team will focus on educating consumers on the unique attributes of specialty varieties. Each month will highlight a different variety, and several contests will be held through Bee Sweet’s social media platforms that will give consumers the opportunity to win prizes.

Specialty varietals are prominent during the months of October through April. For a complete list of varieties and their availability, please visit Bee Sweet’s website at


A grower, packer and shipper of California citrus, Bee Sweet Citrus is an emerging leader in today’s agriculture industry. Founded in 1987, Bee Sweet Citrus is a family owned and operated company, and provides over 20 different varieties of citrus to its consumers! Located in the heart of California’s Central Valley, Bee Sweet is focused on innovation, sustainability and customer satisfaction.

Source: Bee Sweet Citrus

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