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UNCLE MATT’S ORGANIC Citrus and Juice … THE BEST ORANGE JUICE EVER! Matt’s patented ‘family recipe’ blend of select Organic Hamlin and Valencia Oranges, right off his luscious Florida trees, is nothing like you’ve EVER tasted before.
Uncle Matt’s Organic will be at the “What’s Organic about Organic” documentary film screening to provide audience and participants with free samplings of delicious ORGANIC juice at all three FL screenings!
Not only will you get to see all the reasons we should support organic agriculture in the film, but you’ll also be able to taste the organic difference!
For more information about the film, screening schedule or to watch the trailer, visit http://whatsorganicmovie.org/screenings/
Uncle Matt’s offering organic Sicilian blood oranges
Uncle Matt’s, based in Clermont, FL, is partnering with Agrinova, a co-op of small organic growers in Sicily, to offer premium organic Sicilian blood oranges to U.S. consumers. The oranges will be available starting the week of March 8 through early April.
Founded in Sicily over 20 years ago, Agrinova farms its crops in the nutrient- rich volcanic soil near Mount Etna. Like Uncle Matt’s, Agrinova believes in farming in harmony with nature and does not use chemical fertilizers or pesticides on any of their crops.
“I personally went to Sicily to inspect their farms and meet their growers,” Matt McLean, chief executive officer of Uncle Matt’s, said in a March 3 press release. “Not only do we share the same organic growing philosophy, but we share the same high standards in growing practices and were able to exchange knowledge and ideas involving organic citrus production.”
Uncle Matt’s introduces Sicilian Blood Oranges
Organic citrus grower-shipper Uncle Matt’s Organic Inc. is offering Sicilian blood oranges.
The variety, available from March 8 through the early part of April, will be imported to the U.S. via a partnership the Clermont, Fla., operation has with Agrinova, a Sicilian cooperative of organic growers that has citrus groves in the volcanic soil near Mt. Etna, according to a news release.
“I personally went to Sicily to inspect their farms and meet their growers,” Matt McLean, Uncle Matt’s’ chief executive officer, said in the release. “Not only do we share the same organic growing philosophy, but we share the same high standards in growing practices and were able to exchange knowledge and ideas involving organic citrus production.”
The blood oranges originated in Italy and possess a tangy citrus flavor.
According to the release, Agrinova’s growers believe in natural organic farming free of chemicals.
The fruit’s deep red color originates from anthocyanin, an antioxidant that has many health benefits, according to the release.
Uncle Matt’s is offering the certified organic tarocco and sanguinello varieties.