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US winter blamed for high Easter-egg prices

Frigid temperatures lead consumers to demand more eggs while exports also surge
Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 05:50

Chicago

ADD record prices for Easter eggs to the list of annoyances spawned by this year's frigid US winter.

Why eggs? Because when it's cold out, consumers want to poach, fry and scramble them in the mornings for a hot breakfast, so says commodity researcher Urner Barry. All that