Lidl becomes the fifth supermarket to ration vegetables while the discounter imposes a limit on peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes
- Supermarkets are rationing fruits and vegetables because the shelves remain empty
- Crisis due to high energy costs forcing farmers to shut down greenhouses
Lidl has become the latest supermarket to ration vegetables by imposing a limit on peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes.
Supermarkets are rationing fruits and vegetables as shelves remain empty across the country.
Tesco and Aldi joined Asda and Morrisons in rationing fruit and vegetables last week.
Lidl told The Mirror that they had made the decision to ration the items due to an “increase in demand”.
The discounter said it wanted to ensure all customers had access to the goods, but insisted there was “good availability” of the items in its UK stores.
The crisis has unfolded in recent weeks as soaring energy costs have forced British farmers to shut down greenhouses as they desperately try to make ends meet.
Lidl has become the latest supermarket to ration vegetables by imposing a limit on peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes (file image)
Meanwhile, a ‘perfect storm’ of flooding, low temperatures and canceled ferries have caused major supply problems on the continent.
Shoppers at some Asda stores were told last week they can buy up to three packs of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, salad bags, broccoli, cauliflower and raspberries at a time as supplies run low at various points. selling.
More to follow.