October 20, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/2/2014

"I never thought we'd be having an emergency meeting on limes."

-- Nick Pappas

This week, restaurant owner Nick Pappas called an emergency meeting of his top people about a matter souring his bottom line.

Lime-ageddon.

A severe shortage of limes nationwide has caused prices to skyrocket, in many cases fivefold. The timing couldn't be worse. Monday is Cinco de Mayo, lime's day in the sun.

"It's definitely shocking,'' said Pappas, who owns FlameStone American Grill in Oldsmar and Besa Grill in Clearwater. "I've never seen a rise in a commodity go so high, so quickly.''

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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