TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Smaller supplies of higher-priced, lesser-quality vegetables may be Hurricane Wilma's gift to consumers this holiday season. "Florida is just about the only domestic supplier of vegetables for Thanksgiving and Christmas," said Terence McElroy, press secretary for the Florida Department of Agriculture. "[Vegetables] have been battered pretty [bad] and there seems to be very little [supply] that's salvageable. Tomatoes, beans and sweet corn are a lot more vulnerable than ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.