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Cheaper strawberry delights for Valentine's Day lovers

Chicago

STRAWBERRY prices have fallen just in time for lovers in the market for Valentine's Day treats.

A mix of cool nights and warm days has created "almost perfect" growing conditions for the fruit, according to Kenneth Parker, executive director of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association. That's helping supplies rebound faster than normal after the usual winter slowdown for production. Prices monitored by the US government are set for the biggest drop leading into the sweethearts' holiday in...

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