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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Cold Weather Causes Cauliflower Shortage

Cauliflowers are becoming a rare sight as the main cauliflower-producing locales in the U.S. are grapple with cold weather. (Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

Cauliflowers are becoming a rare sight as the main cauliflower-producing locales in the U.S. grapple with cold weather. (Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

If you’ve been grocery shopping lately, you may have noticed that cauliflower is getting pretty expensive. The price hike is actually due to a cauliflower shortage, brought on by cold weather in California’s Imperial Valley and near Yuma, Arizona, where the vegetable is mainly grown in the U.S.

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