News Sections
Cost Of Orange Juice May Increase Due To Hurricane Irma
Updated September 18, 2017 9:10 AM | Filed under: Business
 Print    Archive    RSS
orange juice.jpeg

(UNDATED) - The cost of orange juice in Indiana may see significant increases as a result of Hurricane Irma.

Prior to the hurricane the crop was down 12% due to a disease called Citrus Greening.

Now the Florida Farm Bureau Federation estimates at least 60% of Florida orange trees were lost in the storm.

Because orange juice is mostly made from Florida Oranges, we may feel that impact at the store.

There won't be another crop until next year, as oranges start growing in the spring and are harvested in the fall.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File