The Grisly Reality Behind Soaring Lime Prices

Mexican cartels are making the citrus more expensive in the United States.

Marco Carmenatis prepares a box of limes that have been imported from Columbia for shipping to a customer at Marco produce on March 26, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Mr. Carmenatis said they hadn't received any lime imports from Mexico for the last three days as a tight supply in Mexico has driven up the availability as well as the prices for the citrus in the United States. 
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