The price of orange juice is likely to increase in the coming weeks in grocery stores and convenience stores in Quebec.
The increase is already being felt in the States United States, amid fears that the passage of Hurricane Ian could reduce the orange harvest.
Experts now believe that the price could rise here in the coming weeks.
“The standardized price of concentrated and frozen orange juice for delivery has risen to 2.01 US dollars. This is an increase of 46% since the beginning of 2022. The passage of the hurricane could also have an impact on several other foods such as lemons and avocados”, according to Professor Sylvain Charlebois.
In total, the damage caused by the hurricane is estimated between $28 and $47 billion.
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