• Fruit and vegetable shortages to continue for six weeks as impact of floods and cold weather bites

    3 days ago - By The Guardian

    Farmers federation says supply levels should return to normal levels in September, though distribution issues could persist Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates Get our free news app ; get our morning email briefing Consumers are warned to expect fruit and vegetable shortages at supermarkets for another six weeks, with supply expected to be back to normal by September. Acting chief executive of the National Farmers' Federation Ash Salardini said empty shelves can be directly linked to poor weather earlier this year in parts of northern New South Wales and Queensland.
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