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UK supermarkets face tomato shortages

Lifestyle / Tue 21st Feb 2023 at 09:02am

SUPPLIES of some fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes, to UK supermarkets have been disrupted by poor weather in Europe and Africa reports the BBC.

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said that harvests had been hit by “difficult weather conditions”.

Numerous pictures of empty shelves in supermarkets have been circulating on social media in recent days.

Sources within the industry have acknowledged that there have been temporary supply challenges.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-64712361

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1 Comment for UK supermarkets face tomato shortages:

Neil Warnerbaker
2023-02-21 16:53:54

One of the things that I looked forward to...sigh..when we left the Common market was that our Nation would become self reliant. It seems insane to me that we should be Airlifting Tomatoes from Africa so that we can eat Salad fruit/Veg out of Season..the carbon footprint must be unbelievable.

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