Citromax Group (Carlstadt, NJ), which includes the USDA organic flavor house Citromax Flavors, has announced that its lemon groves have reached a milestone of over 100,000 trees. According to the firm, this milestone validates Citromax as the largest organic lemon producer in the world.
The company’s three lemon groves are located at the foothills of the Andes, situated on more than 860 acres. “Citromax Group recognizes the increased global demand for organic fruit products, so we continue to invest in our organic groves,” said Mariano Sangronis, Citromax’s commercial manager and head of Fresh Division, in a press release. “As the world’s largest organic lemon grower and processor, we now produce over 1,000 metric tons of high-quality organic lemon juice concentrate through sustainable production practices.”
The company’s portfolio of organic lemon products includes essential lemon oils, lemon juice concentrate, not-from-concentrate lemon juice and lemon pulp cells. Their organic folded lemon oils, lemon extracts, and flavors can be used in both 100% Organic products and NOP-compliant products.