Cucumber prices jump from 3 to 9 shekels per kilo

10.10.2012                      24.Tischrei. 5773                      Isru Chag

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Cucumber prices jump from 3 to 9 shekels per kilo

Experts blame weather and lack of laborers, but say the shortage will be short-term.

Wholesale cucumber prices soared from about NIS 3 to NIS 9 per kilogram on Tuesday, a jump that some experts blamed on weather changes and holiday farm closures, and others attributed to lack of manpower in general….