All 26 Balls Food Stores under the banners Hen House Market, Payless Discount Foods, Sun Fresh and Price Chopper locations celebrated healthy and delicious citrus in the month of January.
The first annual Citrus Fest presented special prices and health and nutrition information about the tasty tropical fruits. The sale boosted citrus sales for all stores, and more than 250,000 lbs. of citrus was sold.
Citrus is known for its value as a good source of Vitamin C, Calcium, Folate and many more essential nutrients. Not only does the bright color and taste help combat the dreary days of winter, but it is an excellent source of Vitamin C, which is known to boost immunity, ideal for the winter cold and flu season.