Orange juice prices soar after Hurricane Irma hits Florida

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BREAKFAST BUMMER: The price of orange juice is likely to rise after farmers were hit in the Hurricane Irma disaster. (Shutterstock)

You may notice an increase in the price of orange juice next time you're at the grocery store.

The Florida Department of Citrus says a gallon of OJ is expected to rise almost $2.

That's because a large portion of Florida's orange crop was damaged by Hurricane Irma.

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