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Anthony T. Rossi

Born: Sep 13, 1900

Death: Jan 24, 1993

Birthplace: Messina

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Anthony T. Rossi

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1900
Date of Death : Jan 24, 1993
Birth Place : Messina

Anthony Talamo Rossi was an Italian immigrant who founded Tropicana Products, a producer of orange juice founded in 1947 in Bradenton, Florida in the United States which grew from 50 employees to over 8,000 in 2004, expanding into multiple product lines and became one of the world's largest producers and marketers of citrus juice. Rossi was also an early pioneer in the inclusion of Florida's citrus juices in school meals programs. He also became a noted religiously-oriented businessman, making annual pilgrimages back to Sicily where he helped build a church and mission. In the U.S., he endowed the Aurora Foundation, which has funded various Christian programs.


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