Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

  • lime demand and supply

    Why Might Salsa Prices Soar?

    Apr 4, 14 • 1664 Views • No Comments

    During the 1970s we did not eat many limes, maybe less than 1/2 a pound each year, and most were from Florida. Now our consumption has tripled and the lime has gone global. Faced with cheap Mexican limes, devastation from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and a more...  [read more]

  • State-to-State Migration

    Is Your Home State Popular?

    Nov 23, 13 • 389 Views • No Comments

    The Erie Canal has always been my favorite. Initiated by a Clinton who wanted to be President (DeWitt Clinton, governor of NYS), the canal was completed in 1825. Because it connected Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY, people and goods in New York City could move much...  [read more]

  • Job Gains in Texas and Losses in Caifornia and Florida

    Austin and Oakland: A Tale of 2 Cities

    Dec 4, 12 • 258 Views • No Comments

    Sort of, we can “celebrate” a birthday. 5 years ago, the Great Recession began. And that takes us to Texas where they can celebrate. Among the large metropolitan areas in the US, Austin (#1), Houston (#2), San Antonio (#4) and Dallas (#7) are in...  [read more]