January 26, 2020
Florida Business News

Florida RV industry — from parks to vehicle sales — rides boom

Florida's recreational vehicle industry, from vehicle sales to RV parks, has expanded and is now attracting groups from working baby boomers to millennials and more.

Fungus attacks, destroys part of Florida strawberry crop

A new strain of a deadly fungus has wiped out part of Florida's strawberry crop this winter, causing perhaps millions of dollars in losses and raising fears of a new permanent pest.

Column: Florida farmers should be leaders in fighting climate crisis

We’re in this climate crisis together. Almost no one stands to lose more than farmers as temperatures rise, stronger hurricanes lash crops, and new pests ride in on heat waves.

Southwest Florida tech firm, after $75M investment, plots global expansion

CallMiner ended 2019 with a bang, closing a $75 million investment round with Goldman Sachs. It’s the largest single investment ever made in the firm founded in Fort Myers in 2002.

Peace River Citrus expansion in Bartow promises 175 jobs

Peace River Citrus Products Inc. will build a $98 million expansion of its Bartow juice processing plant that will bring 175 new high paying jobs to the city.

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Dementia-friendly dining debuts in Florida
Dementia-friendly dining debuts in Florida

An Orlando-area Italian restaurant is taking on a unique new mission. The Meatball Stoppe says it is about to become the only dementia-friendly restaurant in Central Florida. 

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