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US: Christmas Tree shortage leads to higher prices
A Christmas tree shortage is leading to higher prices in parts of the country and could affect some elements of the floral industry supply chain.
The current tree shortage is “a result of the recession that began nearly a decade ago, and it’s affecting tree farms nationwide,” according to The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, one of many publications and news outlets to cover Christmas tree supply issues in recent weeks. “When the economy folded in 2008, demand for real Christmas trees was low, so farmers didn’t plant as many.”
Christmas tree prices are expected to increase this year and in the future because of the shortage, “a cost that had already been trending up in recent years,” Doug Hundley of the National Christmas Tree Association told the Observer.
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