e juice has soared a
fter heavy rains and hur
ricane threats affected supply from Brazil
and Florida - the worlds two big
gest growers. The Spanish crop was also still recover
ing after being hit by bad weather over the past two years. A one-li
tre carton of Tropicana now costs an average of 2 in the UK - up from 1.70 at the start of the year - while the price of a single
orange is now 36p, up from 29p in January, The Grocer magazine said yesterday. A soft drink industry source said: We are very concerned.