Grapefruit Purchases Plummet
Even with crop diseases that have been lingering in Florida, grapefruits there have survived. While all the retailers SN talked to said their produce sales have grown steadily, and didn’t even slack off during the recession, some said grapefruit is the one item that has slowed down in sales. Tony Mirack said he thought McCaffrey’s dip in grapefruit sales was maybe due to warnings consumers have had that fresh grapefruit interacts badly with some heart medications. Others, ...
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