Price outlook poor for limes

Price outlook poor for limes

“The price has gone completely stupid. They’re the highest prices I’ve seen in 40 years I’ve [been in business].” —PETER TESTA, Testa Produce

Bad weather in Mexico has greatly reduced the spring lime crop, sending the prices for the citrus fruit to never-seen-before highs.

“The price has gone completely stupid. They’re the highest prices I’ve seen in 40 years I’ve [been in business],” said Peter Testa, president of Testa Produce, a Chicago wholesaler.

“It’s unprecedented,” agreed Alfonso Cano, produce director for Northgate Gonzalez Markets

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