NATIONAL REPORT The unlikely combination of Mother Nature and OPEC are triggering changes at the farm level that could cut deeply into restaurant profits near-term and for some time into the future. Restaurants dependent on produce or from California, scene of a freakish deep freeze last week, are already seeing food costs spike because of the drop in supply. Jamba Juice is raising the price of drinks that incorporate orange juice to offset the squeeze in margins. The ...
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