Our packing facilities employ the latest technologies and procedures to ensure that the highest quality product goes into each shipping unit. Additionally, our flexible production scheduling allows us to fill orders on short notice and meet the needs of our customers.
Paramount Citrus operates cutting-edge packinghouse facilities. Our packinghouses ship over 10 million 40-pound EQCs each year and are able to consolidate various citrus varieties under one roof. This translates to fewer stops for our customers. Additionally, all of our packing facilities are centrally located and easily accessible from major highways.
Paramount Citrus’s Delano packing facility is a multipurpose orange and lemon packinghouse that sits on a 26-acre lot with 450,000 sq-ft under roof. The orange packing lines are the biggest fresh citrus packing lines in the United States, capable of processing over 100 tons of citrus per hour. Over the years, Paramount Citrus has invested in state-of-the-art, non-evasive, high-speed optical technologies to test the sweetness and quality of oranges.
- Enhanced grading equipment
- Only packer with three electronic grading systems in series
- Near infrared sorting technology that enables separation of our sweetest oranges for a premium product offering