BEN HILL GRIFFIN, INC.
CITRUS MARKETING CONTRACT
This agreement, made and entered into this 26 t h day of February , 2004 by and between BEN HILL
GRIFFIN, INC. of Frostproof, Florida hereinafter referred to as GRIFFIN and Alico, Inc. , of Post Office
Box 338, La Belle, Florida 33975 hereinafter referred to as GROWER , wherein GROWER agrees to sell and
GRIFFIN agrees to buy the following described fruit covering 2004-2005 Fruit Season and is written as a
continuing contract to cover subsequent fruit seasons subject to (1) modifications to meet changing conditions and
(2) cancellation by either party by giving notice prior to August first preceding the next fruit season.
VARIETY NO. OF BOXES VARIETY NO. OF BOXES
E/M Specialty Varieties
LOCATION : groves located in Polk, Hendry and Collier Counties
UTILIZATION : Delivery of this fruit shall be at the discretion of Griffin, and unless otherwise provided,
GRIFFIN shall direct the flow of above fruit to whatever processing facility it is best suited for use as
concentrate, sections, or fresh fruit. The title to all fruit delivered under the terms of this agreement shall pass to
GRIFFIN at time of delivery.
SPECIFICATIONS : Each load of fruit must meet all applicable laws and regulations and must meet
GRIFFIN’S delivery requirements. Each load of concentrate oranges must have a minimum solids content of
10.5 Brix and a minimum ratio of 12.0.
CONCENTRATE : Five concentrate pools will be operated: Early-Midseason Oranges, Late Oranges, White
Grapefruit, Colored Grapefruit, and Mandarins. Honey Tangerines will be pooled with Early-Midseason
Oranges. The Mandarin Pool will include Temples, Tangerines, Tangelos and all other Mandarin varieties. Fruit
not meeting GRIFFIN’S standard, but nevertheless accepted under emergency conditions, may be placed in
SECTIONS : Three basic section pools will be operated: Duncan Grapefruit, White Grapef