September 2, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/2/2014

"I see better. I hear better. I think better. My body works perfectly."

-- Scott Joseph, founder of Hollywood-based Chimp Food

In a place where perpetual summer reigns, citrus trees grow in the billions and the word “orange” can be found in the state’s official flower, fruit and beverage, it is only fitting that Floridians have developed a taste for drinks of the juicy variety.

Although orange juice remains the home state favorite as a $10 billion industry, the nectars of watermelon, avocado and even kiwi increasingly are filling up local glasses — and shopping centers. Some of the newest flavors include Green Detox Medley, Carrot Cayenne and Supa Dupa Vert.

The juicing trend is part of the nationwide health craze that has led the body-conscious to pop weight-loss pills like they are Tic Tacs.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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