One Million Followers for Fresh From Florida

Dan FDACS, Florida, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)

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The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) announced their Fresh From Florida program has hit the 1 million mark of consumers who follow Fresh From Florida on social media, signed up for the Fresh From Florida newsletter, and joined the Fresh From Florida Club. Since January 2023, online followers have grown from just over 500,000 to over 1 million, a 90% increase in just 18 months. 

“When I took office as Commissioner of Agriculture, we set a 4-year goal of reaching 1 million Fresh From Florida followers, and we did it in a little over a year. I am very proud of our team and their efforts to grow the Fresh From Florida brand,” said Commissioner Wilton Simpson. “The continued success of the Fresh From Florida program stands as a testament to the dedication and hard work of our farmers, fishermen, and producers who provide us with the freshest and finest products.” 


The Fresh From Florida brand identifies and promotes Florida’s more than 300 commodities produced on the 44,703 farm operations throughout the Sunshine State. As the state’s #2 industry, agriculture and agribusinesses contribute more than $213 billion to Florida’s economy. 

FDACS wants consumers to know that purchasing Fresh From Florida supports farmers throughout the state and helps agriculture continue to thrive.