Farmers warn of food shortages after wet winter

Date & Time: 2018-04-26 03:25:22

Cornish vegetable farmers, who deliver to a high proportion of UK supermarkets, said they feared the winter's wet weather would lead to food shortages this summer. Some crops such as brassicas are only just being sown near Helston, seven to eight weeks behind schedule. Food producers said they were already suffering from bad weather since July last year and it was having a disastrous effect on their business with predicted delayed supplies.