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Enjoy! Strawberry Prices Are Unusually Low

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Enjoy! Strawberry Prices Are Unusually Low

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Enjoy! Strawberry Prices Are Unusually Low

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A record amount of strawberries — 80 million pounds — was picked last week in the U.S., according to berry grower Driscoll's. Cold weather delayed the harvest in Florida, which now coincides with the berry haul in California. So producers are flooding the market.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And our last word in business today is strawberries forever.

A record amount of strawberries - 80 million pounds - was picked last week in the U.S., according to the berry grower Driscoll's. Cold weather delayed the harvest in Florida to coincide with the berry haul in California, so producers are flooding the market. Great news for strawberry lovers, as long as there's enough whipped cream to go around.

And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

And I'm Steve Inskeep.

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