Oranges waiting to be picked from our trees ~
Now accepted into the Guinness Book of World Records:
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S LARGEST ORANGE JUICE GLASS
How big is the glass?
· 8.5 feet tall, with a circumference of nearly 5 feet
· Filled with 730 gallons of Florida Valencia orange juice, not from concentrate
· Weighs 8000 lbs. or 4 tons, and contains 6500 lbs of orange juice
What is it made out of?
How long did it take to construct?
· 2 weeks
How does the juice stay cold and fresh?
· A refrigerator generator is built into the glass, keeping the orange juice at 35 degrees
· The orange juice circulates through the glass at 13 gallons per minute
The World’s Largest Orange Juice Glass "Heightens" Preventive Actions Against Cancer
The Florida Department of Citrus and Orange Man introduced the "world’s largest orange juice glass" -- standing 8 feet-tall and holding more than 730 gallons of orange juice -- in support of National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 19-26). According to the American Cancer Society, a low-fat, high-fiber diet rich in vegetables and fruits, including orange juice, may help reduce the risk of certain cancers.