Produce index down; prices set to surge

Thienpont, Chuck
April 1998
FoodService Director;04/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p88
Trade Publication
Reports that the produce index dropped and prices are forecasted to increase, due to the effect of El Nino. Information on the damage done to crops in Florida and California; Details on the condition and quality of various crops. INSETS: Market basket;Seasonal chart.


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