HURRICANE UNLIKELY TO IMPACT RETAIL ORANGE JUICE PRICES

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Retailers and consumers will probably see little or no increase in the price they pay for orange juice in the coming months, despite devastating citrus crop losses suffered this month by Florida growers in the wake of Hurricane Charley, commodity analysts said.Florida's Department of Agriculture said 115,000 acres of groves in the southwestern part of the state had been heavily damaged

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Retailers and consumers will probably see little or no increase in the price they pay for orange juice in the coming months, despite devastating citrus crop losses suffered this month by Florida growers in the wake of Hurricane Charley, commodity analysts said.

Florida's Department of Agriculture said 115,000 acres of groves in the southwestern part of the state had been heavily damaged by the Class 4 hurricane. This acreage accounts for an estimated 20% loss for Flor

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