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Fears for French produce prices in drought "crisis"

This article was originally published in Foodnews

THE FRENCH government has announced a crisis situation as two-thirds of the country's groundwater reserves are reported to be below normal and 28 of the country's 94 mainland départements had water restrictions in place by 16 May. The weather conditions are leading to increased production costs for fruit and vegetable growers, while early marketing could lead to oversupply and a collapse of prices.


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