Vidarbha region which is famous for farmer suicide and oranges will get first orange processing unit in Amravati. Citrus International, a Swiss company is setting up a orange juice processing unit with an investment of Rs. 1700 million. The plant with a 4 lakh tpa capacity will process mandarin oranges, satgudi and sweet oranges. The company will enter into contract farming with 20000 farmers to source these oranges. MSAPB has signed MoU with Citrus International to provide these agri procurement licenses.