Weather Hits Crops, Deliveries

Severe winter weather across parts of the U.S. in December impacted supermarket deliveries and holiday shopping, and could portend higher prices for some crops. The blizzard that buried New York City and other areas of the Northeast last week caused scattered store closures and delayed delivery trucks, with shelves still bare of some items three days after the storm passed through, just as shoppers

Severe winter weather across parts of the U.S. in December impacted supermarket deliveries and holiday shopping, and could portend higher prices for some crops.

The blizzard that buried New York City and other areas of the Northeast last week caused scattered store closures and delayed delivery trucks, with shelves still bare of some items three days after the storm passed through, just as shoppers were preparing for New Year's celebrations.

FreshDirect, the web-based grocery

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