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There’s a price to pay for unseasonal veggies

Heartland: Strawberries in August are imported from Australia and created by expensive science.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017

Food prices have increased 3% in the year from July 2016, driven by an 8% increase in the price of green grocer items. Strawberries, cucumbers and kumara have been identified as leading the price surge.

Yet despite the price, 50% more strawberries have been imported this year than last. They

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