Our produce buyer got the call early this morning from our citrus supplier in Ventura -
"We're done here - everything is shot. We're closing the packing shed and everyone is going home."
Our secondary sources on citrus told us to throw away our price lists - everything will be priced on a day to day basis.
Lettuce is spiking too, and will go much higher over the next few weeks.
Hold on to your wallets, it's going to be a bumpy ride.
Oh and Robin, about the Satsumas, I believe they are coming to the end of the road as well. The price has been increasing over the last few weeks, a sure sign that supply is drying up.
"I say: find cheap wines you like, and never underestimate their considerable charms." - David Rosengarten, "Taste"