Rich soil, choice root stock and the ideal Florida climate
are crucial for growing superior fruit. Then comes the
challenge of getting the fruit to our customers in the
freshest condition. That requires a knowledgeable staff,
technologically advanced equipment, and our commitment
to give you what you want - the highest quality of citrus
in the shortest amount of time.
quality means that our fruit looks great and tastes great
when it leaves our plant and when it arrives at its destination.
To maintain that quality, we pay attention to the details
from beginning to end.
Placid Groves packs two premium brands of citrus, both
US Grade #1. Our Lake Placid brand encompasses all citrus
varieties grown or handled at our Lake Placid location,
including our premium Rohde Red Valencia Orange and our
ever-popular Temple Orange. We're one of the largest growers
and packers of Temples in the state. Our Placid River
Brand is reserved for our special Indian River Red Grapefruit,
grown in Florida's fertile Indian River region.