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Yet Another Reason To Hate The Rain – It's Ruining The Cauliflower Crop

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The impact of recent wet weather is to be felt in the coming months as a shortage of cauliflowers, cabbages and broccoli hits the UK.

Back in June – before we had that ridiculous heatwave – crops were deluged with as much as 152mm of rain in one week and farmers have described the current state of a number of crops as “very concerning” .

Cauliflowers appear to have been affected the worst, with Tesco and Sainsbury’s online sites only offering organic ones at the moment.

British Growers chief executive Jack Ward said the cauliflower shortage was likely to continue until early September, but warned that broccoli was........

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