Americans Paying More for Produce After January Freeze Hurts Florida Crop

In restaurants, grocery stores and on kitchen tables, Americans are feeling the effects of Florida's freakish cold weather. It has sent the price of tomatoes soaring. The problem started in mid-January, when a record freeze wiped out nearly 80 percent of the state's tomato crop. The weather has stayed cold, and central Florida could see temperatures dip back into the 30s Thursday. This week, businesses across the food industry started running out of tomatoes. At some Burger King restaurants...Full Story
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