The UK may have been enjoying the best summer since the 1970s, but it has struggled to put salads on the table.
The heatwave has seen UK growers call this a “challenging” summer, with some 90% of lettuce eaten in the UK grown domestically.
To boost supplies, carriers have had to fly in lettuce from overseas. IAG Cargo said yesterday it had seen a spike in deliveries.
Over the weekend, it flew 30,000 heads …
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