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Florida grapefruit sales in South Korea spike thanks to … cocktails?

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Hats off to the Florida Department of Agriculture for successfully pimping out Florida grapefruits to South Korea. According to the department, Florida grapefruit sales to South Korea jumped to a historic high of nearly $5 million last year, representing a 44 percent increase from 2013. Now this isn’t necessarily because South Koreans are citrus-hungry and health-savvy, it’s because they like grapefruit-flavored booze. Part of the increase in grapefruit sales to South Korea is attributed to a partnership in the country…

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