Essential Intelligence

The Incredible History and Uncertain Future of the Iconic Florida Orange

The citrus industry is in trouble, but the orange continues to symbolize the Sunshine State’s allure.

11/30/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Tropicana Exec to Florida Citrus Commission

William Poulton, of Bradenton, is senior director of global procurement for Tropicana Products, Inc.

10/08/2021 By Staff


Flashback: Tropicana Orange Juice, The Pride of Bradenton

The world's largest producer of branded juice was founded in Bradenton in 1947.

05/07/2020 By Pam Daniel

Made in Sarasota

Bradenton-Based Tropicana is the World's Largest Producer of Branded Juice

The nationally known OJ is made right in Manatee County.

03/01/2017 By Pam Daniel

Fresh Squeezed

Tropicana Development Plan Approved

The company's Bradenton plant received approval for future growth.

10/18/2016 By staff

What I've Learned

Brock Leach, Retired CEO of Frito-Lay North America and Tropicana, On What He's Learned in Business

What comes after Gatorade and Fritos? For Brock Leach, the retired CEO of Frito-Lay North America and Tropicana—a PepsiCo company—the answer is ministry.

07/15/2016 By Kim Hackett