WILMA MAY BOOST FLA. PRODUCE PRICES

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Smaller supplies of higher-priced, lesser-quality vegetables may be Hurricane Wilma's gift to consumers this holiday season."Florida is just about the only domestic supplier of vegetables for Thanksgiving and Christmas," said Terence McElroy, press secretary for the Florida Department of Agriculture. "[Vegetables] have been battered pretty [bad] and there seems to be very little

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Smaller supplies of higher-priced, lesser-quality vegetables may be Hurricane Wilma's gift to consumers this holiday season.

"Florida is just about the only domestic supplier of vegetables for Thanksgiving and Christmas," said Terence McElroy, press secretary for the Florida Department of Agriculture. "[Vegetables] have been battered pretty [bad] and there seems to be very little [supply] that's salvageable. Tomatoes, beans and sweet corn are a lot more vulnerable

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