Sales of orange juice, grapefruit juice, fresh citrus surge during Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Growers are seeing a 60% uptick for citrus every week since March.
  • The surge in sales is being attributed to citrus fruit’s immune system boost.
  • Juice prices have not jumped thus far, but orange juice futures spiked about 20% at one point.
  • The only exception was lemons which sell primarily to restaurants and bars.