Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Commitments and Contingencies

Commitments and Contingencies
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Commitments And Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]  
Commitments and Contingencies

Note 16. Commitments and Contingencies

Operating Leases

The Company has obligations under various non-cancelable long-term operating leases primarily for office space and equipment. In addition, the Company has various obligations under other equipment leases of less than one year.

Total rent expense was approximately $304,000, $308,000 and $450,000 for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2021, 2020 and 2019, respectively.

The future minimum annual rental payments under non-cancelable operating leases are as follows:


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Purchase Commitments

The Company enters into contracts for the purchase of citrus trees during the normal course of its business. As of September 30, 2021, the Company had approximately $2,405,000 relating to outstanding commitments for these purchases that will be paid upon delivery of the remaining citrus trees.

Letters of Credit

The Company had outstanding standby letters of credit in the total amount of approximately $336,000 and $399,000 at September 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, respectively, to secure its various contractual obligations.

Legal Proceedings

From time to time, Alico may be involved in litigation relating to claims arising out of its operations in the normal course of business. There are no current legal proceedings to which the Company is a party or of which any of its property is subject that it believes will have a material adverse effect on its financial position, results of operations or cash flows.