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Choose seasonal vegetables from here, because the Southern European harvest is disappointing

In many department stores is no fresh spinach to be found as a result of the bad weather. Other subjects are less well filled than normal due to rain and snow. Local vegetables buy is the message.

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The Latest News and The Newspaper reports about the scarcity of vegetables which this time of year are imported from South-Europe. The harvest falls by abundant rainfall and cold. Of some vegetables, there is no supply, and from other types is the range so poor of quality that retailers they are not in the racks.

Also, with zucchini and lettuce going bad, making them significantly more expensive. The scarce leads to additional demand for other vegetables, which, in their turn, become more expensive, such as broccoli and cabbages. In addition, the shortage will persist for at least until the end of February last, it predicts Frédéric Rosseneu of vegetables and fruitleverancier Greenyard. “The supply problems are unprecedented in scope and affect not only Belgium but the whole of Europe’.

Discover here, in a useful overview per month, which fruits and vegetables are now harvested. Choose local seasonal vegetables: good for the environment and the wallet.

(Belga/LP)

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