"When life gives you lemons make orange juice and watch the world try to figure out how you did that" ~ HBW!

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?

· ACRYLIC

 

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.

 

 

 

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