Godlike Productions - Discussion Forum
Users Online Now: 2,422 (Who's On?)Visitors Today: 296,847
Pageviews Today: 696,796Threads Today: 360Posts Today: 7,157
11:24 AM

Back to Forum
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
Back to Thread
Message Subject "We Can't Give Our Product Away" - Farmers Toss Thousands Of Acres Of Fruits, Veggies As Sales Plummet
Poster Handle Anonymous Coward
Post Content
[link to www.zerohedge.com (secure)]

As some misguided liberals complain about fruits "left rotting on the trees" because Trump's immigration crackdown has left no undocumented migrants to pick the vegetables (a demonstrably false assumption), the Associated Press has offered an explanation for this phenomenon that also illustrates how disruptions in the businesses like the hospitality and food-service industry work their way through the supply chain, ultimately sticking farmers in the American Farm Belt with fields of vegetables that they can't sell, or even donate as local food pantries are now full-up with donations from restaurants.

The AP started its story in Palmetto, Fla. a city in Manatee County on the Gulf Coast, where a farmer had dumped piles of zucchini and other fresh vegetables to rot
 Quoting: Don Draper from Nantucket

In capitalism, when you get high demand, you raise prices and sell high, with low demand, you lower prices and sell low.

In Fake Capitalism in America, you just destroy the crops to keep prices high.
Please verify you're human:

Reason for reporting: