Florida citrus industry is getting a significant boost thanks to a new
The largest citrus planting initiative in Florida in 25 years is expected to bring more than 4,100 direct and indirect jobs to the state.
Coca-Cola has played an active role in the Florida citrus industry since purchasing Minute Maid in 1960, and today operates 26 facilities across the state, employing 6,100 people. In partnership with Cutrale, Coke purchases nearly one-third of Florida’s orange harvest, supporting more than 400 local growers.
the last five years,
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