TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Consumers could pay more for oranges and orange juice as a result of Hurricane Wilma's impact on citrus crops, the Florida Department of Agriculture said last week. Though producers had not yet determined the full extent of hurricane-related losses, one early estimate showed citrus groves in Wilma's path suffered a loss of 15% of their fruit. Officials predicted any reduction in the citrus supply would drive up prices. "Last year, Florida endured four major storms that ...

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