CARLSTADT, N.J. — Citromax Group announced its organic lemon groves, located on more than 860 acres in the foothills of the Andes in South America, have surpassed the 100,000-tree mark.
“Citromax Group recognizes the increased global demand for organic fruit products, so we continue to invest in our organic groves,” said Mariano Sangronis, commercial manager at Citromax and head of the company’s fresh division. “As the world’s largest organic lemon grower and processor, we now produce over 1,000 (tonnes) of high-quality organic lemon juice concentrate through sustainable production practices.”
The company's lineup of organic products includes essential lemon oils, lemon juice concentrate, not-from-concentrate lemon juice and lemon pulp cells. Its organic folded lemon oils, lemon extracts and flavors may be used in both 100% organic products and U.S.D.A. National Organic Program-compliant products.