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Old 02-14-2011, 03:29 PM   #1
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Fruit/Veggies to go up 300%

It was on the news today that the bad weather has affected so many crops that all asparagus crops have been ruined, all fruits and vegetables have been affected except apples, onions and potatoes. Prices will be going up by 300%, and some have already raised their prices.

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Old 02-14-2011, 03:37 PM   #2
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More reason not to buy produce at a SUPER market.
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Old 02-14-2011, 04:01 PM   #3
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It was on the news today that the bad weather has affected so many crops that all asparagus crops have been ruined, all fruits and vegetables have been affected except apples, onions and potatoes. Prices will be going up by 300%, and some have already raised their prices.
Odd, asparagus was on sale today for less than half ofwhat it usually is. Wonder how long the price increase will take to get to Montana.
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Am I allowed to post a link to one of the news articles about this?
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Old 02-14-2011, 05:11 PM   #5
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Am I allowed to post a link to one of the news articles about this?
I imagine you can.

Here is a link to my local news station's story about produce prices. Hopefully it won't last too long.

Produce prices soar after snow storm - KFOR
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More reason not to buy produce at a SUPER market.
Most Supermarkets source their food from around the world, thus lessening the impact of weather- related food shortages.

Carbon footprint notwithstanding, of course.
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Food production around the world has been poor the past year.
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:59 PM   #8
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i am still seeing lots of produce. even the price for artichokes went down. would be interested in the link.
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