Florida Citrus Center's Free Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice In Pictures

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Jacob Katel
A recent weekend roadtrip to Ginnie Springs in High Springs, Florida with a beautiful girl found Short Order investigating the "Free Orange Juice" billboards on the Florida Turnpike.

Pictured above is Bill Koki, a worker at one of several Florida Citrus Centers where the free juice is distributed out of a souvenir shop that doubles as a Florida citrus shipping order house. Bill says "I like it here, a lot of very friendly people from around the world come here. It's usually busy on the weekends."

The OJ is free, no strings attached, and provided courtesy of Jennings Citrus, a company started by Alabama immigrants after they moved to Florida in 1949 and saw a market for Florida citrus shipping after demand grew out of their sending goods by train to friends and family back home.

Here are some more pictures.
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Establishing shot.
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Real deal.
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One shelf in the juice cooler.
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A small cup, just a few ounces, but a good cup.
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Hanging out front.
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The black markered "B" stands for Bill Koki, the worker who bagged the produce.
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Looking up at the hanging bags.
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Bill Koki at work.
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Jennings Citrus represent.
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Oh yeah, they also have a 13 foot gator in a cage.
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