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Supermarkets are rationing vegetables after bad weather hits Europe.

3 Feb 17

Supermarkets have started to ration Lettuce, broccoli, butternut squash, aubergines and courgettes – blaming poor growing conditions in Europe for a shortage.

Dieter Lloyd, from the British Leafy Salads Association, told the BBC that flooding in Spain before Christmas had damaged crops, and grounds were then too wet to grow a fresh batch. The problem was compounded by a cold snap of weather in January, stopping farmers going out and planting…

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