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Several news articles report Alico Inc. is buying three Central Florida citrus producers, a move the business says makes it the biggest citrus producer in the United States. Florida Department of Citrus Executive Director Doug Ackerman is quoted as saying “This is a clear statement that Florida citrus remains an attractive sector for growth. They’re betting on Florida citrus, and so are we.”

Articles appeared in The Ledger, the Tampa Bay Times and on Southeast Ag Net.