Lime Prices Benefit Mexican Growers in Michoacan

Lime Prices Benefit Mexican Growers in Michoacan

Lime prices are benefiting Mexican growers in Michoacan. Fans of Cinco de Mayo or anyone interested in a tart margarita will pay increased tabs at the bar. A 40 pound box of limes costs $100, four times the normal price. Most limes consumed by Americans come from Mexico. Farmers there grow two types. One is […]

The Lime Shortage Vigilantes [Video]

The Lime Shortage Vigilantes [Video]

As many ruminate over the cause of the recent history behind the North American lime shortage, many are believing in accusations that trace all the way down south to the world’s leading manufacturer of the little green citrus fruit. Mexico’s central state of Michoacan currently finds itself in the midst of a violent conflict between local self-defense […]