'Travesty': £22m pounds of fruit and veg wasted due to labour shortage, NFU warns

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Food waste driven by lack of pickers prompts concern over impact on farmers, food supplies and the climate

As much as £22m-worth of fruit and vegetables have been wasted across the UK during the first half of this year because there aren't enough people to pick the crops, a fresh survey by the National Farmers'...

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