Today, when you look at Corona-College Heights Orange and Lemon Association’s modern packing facilities, you see the culmination of generations of hard work, experience and expertise in the citrus industry. Over its long history, CCH has survived several fires, more than a dozen freezes, the Great Depression, two World Wars, about 14 mergers and acquisitions and 100+ years of operating challenges. Their broad grower base allows us to bring in fruit from all of the citrus growing areas of California and as far as the Arizona and Mexican borders.
Juicy, rich, colourful grapefruits that will sit perfect on your brunch table this weekend. </br></br>Grapefruit is rich in vitamin C, high fibre as well as other micro-nutrients, and certain phyto-chemicals. Lycopene being the main one of interest with its link to reducing chances of prostate cancer.
The pomelo is one of the original citrus species from which the rest of cultivated citrus hybridized. The largest of the citrus fruit with a very large pith, pomelo is the parent of the grapefruit. It has a sweet and milder taste than grapefruits. </br></br> This nutritious fruit provides a source for vitamin C, vitamin A, protein, calcium, potassium, carbohydrates and dietary fibre.