Fresh fruit and vegetable supplies are seasonal and so are the prices - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 21-004-X19990034498

Description:

Canadian farmers are successfully meeting the demand for fresh fruit and vegetables during the local growing season. Due to the short duration of the growing season however, imports are required to fill the shelves for a significant part of the year. Although overall prices for fresh produce are trending downwards, these imports cost more in the grocery stores and fresh markets than domestic produce.

Issue Number: 1999003
Author(s): Mirza, Sheba
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PDFMarch 17, 1999