PACKING HOUSE

Your Packing House Partner

Premier Citrus operates a 98,000 square foot packing house

Located in Vero Beach, Premier Citrus operates one of Florida’s newest and largest citrus packing houses. Just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and within the storied Indian River citrus growing area, Vero is home of the world’s best grapefruit and oranges.

Using highly optimized equipment and an extremely streamlined process, Premier Citrus operates a state of the art facility inside and out. With 9 loading docks and an on-site truck drenching area, Premiers’ attention to detail begins before entering the packing house. Once inside, the speed and versatility of our machinery enables us to fully maximize our citrus production. Equipped with digital sorting technology, modifications can be quickly and accurately implemented while still maintaining a consistent, superior, citrus product grade.

We also offer our vendors two labeling options: traditional vinyl PLU labels or, now EXCLUSIVELY with Premier, Natural Light Labeling (NLL).

Premier Citrus Packers “grove to pack” control and integration of all quality processes is Global Gap certified, with excellent scoring on all annual food safety audits, including our Premier controlled farms.

Largest fresh fruit packing house in Florida

Premier Citrus is Florida’s best full service, food safety certified, one-site packer and shipper of the highest quality Florida citrus fruit.

Exceptional Standards
Picking

Premier’s utilizes digital technology to insure citrus quality, natural carnauba waxing for superior post-harvest protection and heat-minimizing drying for optimal dehydration control.

Superior Facility
Packing

Our state-of-the-art packinghouse has the capacity to pack and ship 3,000,000 cartons of fruit annually while industry average is 800,000 annually.

Unrivaled Care and Safety
Handling

From our groves, to our facilities, to our suppliers, Premier handles fresh Florida citrus with the upmost safety and care.

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Florida citrus is our origin, our business, our focus and our passion.

Matt Ohler

Plant Manager

Barbara Culbertson

Food Safety & Compliance Manager

Grady Welchel

Field Operations