The summer of 1981 brought about one of the most dramatic changes in the movement of citrus concentrate that our industry has ever experienced. With the introduction of the bulk tanker ship as the carrier of citrus products, a whole new era began. Cargill Citro-America headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, brought their Bebedoura into the Port of Tampa and discharged 650 degree brix orange concentrate into awaiting insulated tanker trucks, which then transported the product over the road to various customer plants and discharged into existing bulk storage tank farms.

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