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Sunrays helps consumers ‘Snack with an Impact’

Sunrays Mandarin oranges are revolutionizing the produce industry by encouraging consumers to “snack with an impact.” For each bag of these sweet snacks packed, Sunrays makes a donation to Save the Children.

Sunrays Sunrays is part of Jac. Vandenberg Inc., a New York-based, fourth-generation, family-owned produce company. The idea behind launching a new brand of Mandarin oranges was to maintain the friendly, healthy element while going the extra mile and giving back to a partnering charity.

Save the Children, an internationally renowned and respected charitable organization, proved to be the perfect match for Sun-rays. Save the Children’s belief that every child deserves a chance to grow and thrive aligns well with Sunrays’ vision of helping to contrib-ute to a brighter future through investing in children.

In 2018 Sunrays plans to work closely with Save the Children to focus in on certain projects across the United States addressing specific causes such as children’s health, education, and other social issues. Sunrays plans to highlight various individuals and communities that are impacted by the programs, allowing consumers to learn how their produce purchase is directly impacting the lives of children in need.

Sunrays social impact goes beyond donations and extends into the farms. Sunrays holds their produce to high sourcing standards. Currently the Mandarin oranges are being sourced from 400 farms in six countries. Each farm must meet high level global standards, ensure fair labor practices, positive work environments and place an emphasis on sustainability.

Sunrays are Non-GMO Project verified, which demonstrates their dedication to transparency, allowing a third party to verify their phenomenal work. Sunrays minimizes the waste footprint of the produce industry by using 100-percent recyclable packaging, including the netting and film.