Bad weather in Mexico has greatly reduced the spring lime crop, sending the prices for the citrus fruit to never-seen-before highs. “The price has gone completely stupid. They’re the highest prices I’ve seen in 40 years I’ve [been in business],” said Peter Testa, president of Testa Produce, a Chicago wholesaler. “It’s unprecedented,” agreed Alfonso Cano, produce director for Northgate Gonzalez Markets in Southern California. “We’re ...

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