What's next after the UK's Fresh Produce Shortage? A Dive into Food Resilience amidst the Climate Crisis
In February, the rationing of fruits and vegetables in UK supermarkets made headlines. Along with other factors, the reduced supply is partly caused by the unusual droughts in Spain and Morocco, regions the UK import its fruits and vegetables from. With the effects of climate change getting more obvious, it’s not hard to imagine the pressure the food system will need to withstand. Our reporter, Twiggy Yeung has been finding out some of the changes the food system needs to reduce its vulnerability to climate change. She began by asking how food producers are affected by extreme weathers.