Croxden Parish Council

Coronavirus

Fruit Pickers Needed

 

Today’s COVID19 briefing was led by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) George Eustice MP. He stated that food availability in UK supermarkets had returned to "normal levels" after a period of panic-buying at the start of the coronavirus outbreak.  

·Mr Eustice also said the international food chain is continuing to "work well", but he said he expected there to be a need to recruit furloughed staff in the UK to harvest crops at the start of the summer.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52435332