The changes wrought by El Nino on the weather are prompting retailers to toss their annual promotional calendars and source deeply -- and what many are unearthing is a bright opportunity for non-traditional crops as a handy bridge into summer. Supermarket produce departments have been bringing ethnic, tropical and specialty items up to pinch hit for the usual line-up over the past few weeks, and as a result have been taking a second look at a niche business that has potential to play more ...
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