Restaurant Menu Watch: Operators respond to rising lemon prices

Restaurant Menu Watch: Operators respond to rising lemon prices

NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn breaks down what you should be watching in the industry this week. Connect with him on the latest marketing trends and news at [email protected] and @foodwriterdiary. RELATED: • Report: Commodity inflation pressures industry to raise prices • Analyst: Modest inflation could favor restaurants • More restaurant commodities news

Remember last March, when lime prices started to climb due to poor harvests in Mexico? Now it’s lemon’s turn.

The Packer reports that prices of the citrus are more than 40 percent higher than a year ago. That’s mild compared to what happened to lime prices in April and May, which tripled by some accounts, but it’s still

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