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Sustaining Citrus in the Face of Rising Food Prices

Daniel CooperEconomics, Florida Citrus Commission, Florida Department of Citrus

The Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC) Consumer Orange Juice Tracker shows that consumers are increasingly reporting changes in their food shopping behaviors in response to rising food prices. From 2018 to 2024, the percentage of consumers who reported no change in their shopping behaviors has consistently decreased, dropping from 21% in 2018 to an estimated 18% in 2024. In contrast, …