YAKIMA, Wash. — This year’s bumper crop of cherries has had many retailers offering the fruit on special for less than $2 per pound this summer. Eighteen pound cartons of size 10 Washington bings were priced at $18 to $26 last week, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. By comparison, wholesale prices were around $45 per carton at this time last year, after Northwestern tree fruit growers were hit with a lengthy freeze during the spring. By contrast, weather has been ideal for ...
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