United Kingdom: Farmers warn food prices could go up because of drought

Telegraph: Peter Kendall, President of the National Farmers Union, said ongoing drought in the South East and Anglia, the "bread basket of Britain', will cut yields and force up prices. "As sure as night follows day if it doesn't rain, food prices will go up. I can guarantee you that,' he said. "If there is less water across bigger areas of northern Europe food will cost more money.' Drought-afflicted areas need 120 per cent of normal rainfall between now and March to avoid drought but the Met Office......

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