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Fruit and vegetable prices: how the drought raises fears of further increases at the start of the school year

2022-08-16T04:35:08.915Z

Drought and water restrictions in certain regions are affecting the production of arborists and market gardeners. With returns



The fruit and vegetable stalls will undoubtedly have a pale face at the start of the school year.

The exceptional drought that is raging in France is affecting orchards and vegetable gardens throughout the territory.

Without water despite recent rains, and in oppressive heat, peaches, kiwis, apples, pears, carrots, cucumbers, potatoes, turnips, leeks, tomatoes and other lettuces are struggling to develop properly.

Endangering the production of arborists and market gardeners.

“We have between 30 and 35% loss in fields on average, warns Jacques Rouchaussé, president of vegetable producers.

Faced with a long drought, such as the one we are experiencing, we have only few means to act.

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Source: leparis

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