Sunkist Growers Asks America to "Share Your Twist" on Fresh Lemons

Contest offers cash prizes for most creative videos showcasing fresh lemon tips

Aug 02, 2011, 09:15 ET from Sunkist Growers, Inc.

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunkist Growers invites America to join them in celebrating the multiple uses of fresh lemons through an online video contest. Any way you use it, lemons are the most versatile of citrus fruits offering flavorful, nutritional, beauty as well as everyday household benefits. Lemons are a natural, salt-free enhancer of flavor, excellent for a DIY refreshing face scrub and decorative, even perfect for bringing back the shine in copper pots. Between August 1 and August 31, fans are invited to share their fresh ideas at for a chance to win cash prizes, free coupons and more.

"Growing lemons for over 100 years, Sunkist has heard a lot of fresh lemon tips," said Gina Widjaja, Advertising & PR Manager, Sunkist Growers. "However, we're continually impressed by new ideas on how to squeeze the most out of a fresh lemon. This contest puts a fun spotlight on why fresh lemons are so much more than garnish."

Consumers can enter by posting a one to two minute video featuring their unique Sunkist® lemon tips. These lemon "aids" can be tasty, practical, fun, or all three – the more creative and entertaining, the better! Final judging will be determined based on entertainment value, originality and production quality. One grand prize winner will receive $5,000 in cash with five runners-up receiving $1,000 in cash. The first 50 entries will also receive a free Sunkist Lemon Kit.

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About Sunkist Growers, Inc.

Sunkist is a cooperative of family growers since 1893. Steadfast to its commitment to provide quality fresh fruit, Sunkist is one of the world's oldest and largest citrus marketing cooperatives, packing millions of cartons of fruit each year.  Expanding its presence beyond the produce aisle, the Sunkist® brand has licensed its name to more than 700 products – ranging from vitamins to beverages - in over 55 different countries. For more information about Sunkist, visit Follow Sunkist on Twitter, Facebook, and You Tube. Sunkist is a registered trademark of ©2011 Sunkist Growers, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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