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A Lime Shortage and Our Food Market

Ninety-eight percent of the limes consumed in the U.S. come from Mexico, where a confluence of factors have led to a shortage of the fruit. Disease, storms, and even the involvement of drug cartels are causing a spike in prices, affecting importers, grocery stores, and restaurants. We explore what it means for growers, grocers, restaurants and American consumers.

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