Orange juice prices reach record highs and could continue to rise

Orange juice prices reach record highs and could continue to rise


Before the pandemic, Al Underwood drank a glass of orange juice almost every day with his breakfast at a nearby restaurant. After the price climbed to about $3 a glass last year, he cut back to once or twice a week.

“Now it’s ‘forget the orange juice.’ That money will go toward the tip,” said Underwood, a 69-year-old optical wholesaler from Ridgeland, Mississippi. “Some things you just don’t need like you used to because the prices are going up.

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