Steve Hester, Chick-fil-A’s director of purchasing, receives weekly price sheets for lemons because the price of the fruit may sour quickly depending on forces of nature. He procures more than half a million cases of lemons a year for the Atlanta-based company’s popular lemonade, which operators make by squeezing lemons at each of the more than 1,400 locations.“Lately prices are not as high as they were compared to late spring, early summer,” Hester says. “Right now it is pretty cyclical ...
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