Fruit and vegetable prices going up as California drought continues

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Fresh fruits and vegetable prices will go up an estimated 6%  in the coming months, the federal government said Wednesday, as California’s ongoing drought continues to hit price tags in grocery stores across the country.  

"You’re probably going to see the biggest produce price increases on avocados, berries, broccoli, grapes, lettuce, melons, peppers, tomatoes and packaged salads,” said Timothy Richards, a chair  at the Morrison School of Agribusiness at Arizona State University...

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