Frequently Asked Questions

What ingredients are in the wax coating that’s on the fruit?

All ingredients in the wax coating Bee Sweet Citrus utilizes are approved by the USDA as suitable for human consumption. As with all fresh produce it is best practice to wash before consumption.

Does Bee Sweet Use Recyclable Packaging?

Yes. Every carton that Bee Sweet Citrus packs fresh produce in is 100% Recyclable.

Does Bee Sweet Citrus offer fresh citrus 12 months out of the year?

Yes, we grow, pack and ship fresh California Citrus all year long. You can always look to Bee Sweet for your fresh citrus needs, regardless of month or season!

Is Bee Sweet Citrus focused on sustainability?

Yes, we pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainability. In our packing house not only do we use 100% recyclable materials, but we have also installed skylights to utilize natural light and we have upgraded to a fleet of purely electric forklifts.  In the field we have replaced tractors, trucks and semis with new more efficient models to minimize emissions.  Additionally, we practice the most efficient irrigation methods to achieve maximum water conservation in all our groves.

How do you ensure that each piece of citrus is fresh and of the highest quality?

All of our lines include state of the art optical graders that check each fruit as it passes through the lines to ensure it meets our standards in quality. Additionally our quality control team oversees teams of hand graders that inspect all pieces of fruit before it is packed and shipped.

What does Bee Sweet do to ensure Food Safety?

Bee Sweet receives both GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) and GFS (Global Food Safety) audits every year to make sure that we not only meet but exceed standards in food safety. We have also implemented a GTIN (Global Trade Identification Number) system which allows us to trace each carton of fruit back to the grove in which it was grown.