The Marketplace Report: Citrus Fruit Shortage Florida's flurry of late-summer hurricanes battered groves, leading to fruit prices 50 percent higher than average. Florida is expecting the smallest grapefruit crop since the Depression, and its worst orange crop in 13 years. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and Lisa Napoli of Marketplace.
NPR logo

The Marketplace Report: Citrus Fruit Shortage

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4244119/4244120" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
The Marketplace Report: Citrus Fruit Shortage

The Marketplace Report: Citrus Fruit Shortage

The Marketplace Report: Citrus Fruit Shortage

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4244119/4244120" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Florida's flurry of late-summer hurricanes battered groves, leading to fruit prices 50 percent higher than average. Florida is expecting the smallest grapefruit crop since the Depression, and its worst orange crop in 13 years. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and Lisa Napoli of Marketplace.