Drought Blamed For High Vegetable Prices

Dwindling selection and high prices are afflicting the produce sections of North Ontario's major grocery stores for the past couple of weeks, with some items three to four times their regular prices.

Some of the price increases are so startling that stores have taken to putting up signs apologizing to customers for the inconvenience and explaining that it was due falling production from the United States and Mexico.

 

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