If they were available, large limes (175 size and greater) could return a shipper $110 or more for a 40-pound box.
"That's what you could get if you had any," said Ronald Cohen, vice president of sales at Vision Import Group LLC. in River Edge, NJ. "The trouble is, there aren't any."
The lime market has been red hot for more than a month because of bad weather in Mexico's lime-producing regions in December. Very cold temperatures...