Clermont, FL (November 18, 2003) Uncle Matt's Organic, Inc., known by all as Florida’s premier organic juice company, announces their new fresh fruit company, Uncle Matt's Fresh offering 100% organic citrus including oranges, tangerines and grapefruit. With distribution in place across the country, Uncle Matt’s fresh citrus is now available nationwide in the produce aisle. The top quality certified organically grown fruit is packaged in 4/5 cartons as well as 3 and 4 lb. bags. "As a fourth generation citrus family, this is a natural progression for us, since we are now growing our own fruit," says Matt McLean, CEO of Uncle Matt's Organic, Inc. "Having established an already recognized brand, we anticipate becoming one of the largest organic citrus growers and shippers out of Florida.” Uncle Matt’s Fresh also offers organic gift fruit baskets through their website at www.unclematts.com.
The Uncle Matt's Fresh team currently farms and manages over 400 acres of organic citrus, with a combined production experience of 100 years and over 25 years of organic sales and marketing experience. The company is the first organic Florida company to provide juice and produce nationwide. Adds Matt, “This new fresh fruit venture combined with our juice company truly fulfills the mission of our family owned business!” Uncle Matt’s organic products are available at Publix Supermarkets, Whole Foods, Wild Oats and other quality grocery and natural food outlets.
Uncle Matt’s Organic, Inc. offers premium quality, gourmet, organic juices and fruit with no additives or preservatives. The juice is kosher certified and always promises that “fresh squeezed” taste. Uncle Matt’s Organic products are produced under the strict regulation and guidelines of the Florida Organic Growers Association, the largest and most respected organic organization in Florida. The company is an active member of OTA and supports the Organic Farming Research Foundation.