Cold Weather Causes Citrus Supply Shortages, Higher Prices

EXETER, Calif. -- A significant amount of citrus fruit and other fruits and vegetables with crops in the Southern California region are at risk of being lost due to freezing weather.

EXETER, Calif. -- A significant amount of citrus fruit and other fruits and vegetables with crops in the Southern California region are at risk of being lost due to freezing weather. Farmers say it will take several days to know the true extent of the damage. However, before the bad weather came, there was approximately $960 million worth of fruit hanging on the trees, most of which will probably be lost before the freeze completely passes, industry experts said. Farmers were

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