Delano-based Paramount Citrus Association, California’s largest independent grower-shipper-marketer of fresh citrus, is about to take a market reverberating plunge into limes.

Paramount has committed to buying 9,500 acres – nearly 15 square miles -- of lime groves in the southern Mexican state of Tabasco, said David Krause, president.

“Our hope and intent is that we would by the first week of May be in possession of the property,” he said.

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