The "Great Lime Crisis of 2014" What it'll Mean at Your Favorite Bar
by Deirdre Blake
posted Apr 30 2014 9:22AM
You might have to start asking for a lime in your cocktail soon or pay a little more for a margarita or mojito in area bars.
It's thanks to the price of limes are skyrocketing, as what's being called the "Great Lime Crisis of 2014." A case of them that once cost $15 now goes for as much as 130 bucks. It's being blamed on the weather, citrus disease and even mob problems in Mexico.