OIL PRICES UP SHARPLY IN CENTER AISLES, TOO

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Retailers are seeing more price spikes for oil -- olive oil, that is."They're going up dramatically," said Paul Orecchia, a senior director of non-perishables at Key Food Stores Co-op here, noting that he just paid $105 for a four-gallon case of Bertolli olive oil, a 19.5% increase.Orecchia said he hasn't seen such steep prices for a decade, when a severe drought in the Mediterranean

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Retailers are seeing more price spikes for oil -- olive oil, that is.

"They're going up dramatically," said Paul Orecchia, a senior director of non-perishables at Key Food Stores Co-op here, noting that he just paid $105 for a four-gallon case of Bertolli olive oil, a 19.5% increase.

Orecchia said he hasn't seen such steep prices for a decade, when a severe drought in the Mediterranean stunted olive oil production. "This has been two years running,

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