The current shortfall in supplies of grapes from California should ease in June, according to the California Table Grape Commission. "The early season has been on the shy side, mainly because of weather," said Bruce Obbink, president of the Fresno-based commission. "Once we're past June, we should see more than adequate supplies." Overall, the commission estimates a 1996 table grape crop of 69.8 million 21-pound box equivalents, down 2.5% from last year. "A 2.5% difference is hardly worth ...
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