Lee County Limelight | Sun Harvest Citrus
Sun Harvest Citrus opened in 1990 when Sandy McKenzie Nicely offering Edsall Groves’ delicious Indian River citrus to the public. Sandy, her husband, Dave and Sandy’s cousin, Drew Edsall now run the business featuring the family’s delicious Indian River citrus, fresh-squeezed juices, gourmet foods, candies, gifts and more at their store in Fort Myers. We met with Dave McKenzie, Vice President, to learn more about Sun Harvest Citrus.
Why Lee County?
We are a family business. My Father in law started Sun Harvest citrus in 1940 and passed it down to us.
What differentiates us?
We are the only citrus sender and packer in Lee County making our company exclusive.
Little known fact?
It all began in 1940 when my grandfather planted his first citrus grove in Vero Beach. He chose this Indian River location because he knew the soil, water and climate conditions were perfect for growing the most delicious citrus in the world.