Thursday, 5 June 2014

How The Drought in California Affects Your Food And Wallet

Food and water shortages are inseparable. Here is how the drought in California will affect food prices according to this CNBC article:

  • Avocados likely to go up by 17 to 35 cents to as much as $1.60 each.
  • Berries likely to rise by 21 to 43 cents to as much as $3.46 per clamshell container.
  • Broccoli likely to go up by 20 to 40 cents to a possible $2.18 per pound.
  • Grapes likely to rise by 26 to 50 cents to a possible $2.93 per pound.
  • Lettuce likely to rise by 31 to 62 cents to as much as $2.44 per head.
  • Packaged salad likely to go up by 17 to 34 cents to a possible $3.03 per bag.
  • Peppers likely to go up by 18 to 35 cents to a possible $2.48 per pound.

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