Lidl imposes purchase limit on peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes

Lidl imposes purchase limit on peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes

Lidl has followed other UK supermarkets in rationing certain vegetables by imposing limits on peppers, cucumbers, and tomatoes. This move comes as supermarkets continue to struggle with empty shelves due to a shortage of fruit and vegetables.

Last week, Tesco and Aldi joined Asda and Morrisons in imposing similar restrictions on the purchase of certain produce. In some Asda stores, shoppers were told that they could only purchase up to three packs each of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, salad bags, broccoli, cauliflower, and raspberries due to depleted supplies.

The current crisis is a result of multiple factors. Soaring energy costs have forced many British farmers to switch off their greenhouses, leading to a shortage of produce.

Additionally, a combination of flooding, cold temperatures, and cancelled ferries has caused significant supply problems on the continent.

As a result, supermarkets are taking measures to ensure that they can continue to provide customers with fresh produce. However, rationing is not a long-term solution, and the supply chain issues will need to be addressed to ensure that there is a consistent and reliable supply of fruits and vegetables in the future.

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