Gap Fill - Vegetable Shortages - Level 6


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   aisles      customer      drought      limited      major      normal      produce      shortages      shortfall      supplies   

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Shoppers in the United Kingdom (U.K.) are having to hunt around to find of fruit and vegetables. Britain's supermarkets are rationing like cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes amid from suppliers. The big chains have cited various reasons for the in supply that has left shelves bare in green-grocery . Britain's biggest supermarket chain, Tesco, has purchases of certain vegetables to three per . Tesco attributed its shortages to adverse weather overseas. In particular, it said a in Morocco had led to poor yields. Tesco assured customers it was working day and night to "get things back to ".

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