This beverage is an adaptation of the mojito profile that uses Grapefruit and a WS-5 coolant rather than the classic lime and mint.
Prices continue to firm, as supplies are dwindling. There has been no encouraging news from either Israel or South Africa.
This mojito adaptation uses Pink Grapefruit Oil and Symrise’s WS-5 coolant as the primary flavors rather than the traditional lime and mint. Grapefruit and WS-5 achieve the same familiar harmony found in the original cocktail with a new twist.
With demand for juice down, greening concerns in the U.S. and Latin America, and acreage being converted to other uses, oil for both pink and white is extremely limited. Prices continue to rise.
As of this writing, total damage to Florida’s Orange and Grapefruit crops has not been established. Estimates on Orange run anywhere from 30% to 75% of crop damaged while Grapefruit seems to have survived better. It will take some time before actual figures are in though it is safe to say that yield, which was... Read more »