Brits Vote Against Strawberries and Cream With Brexit Referendum

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  • Growers say split with EU may limit flow of workers they need
  • Dairy, fruit farms may close without seasonal migrant pickers

Workers pick strawberries in a field at a farm in Devon, U.K.

Photographer: Phil Clarke Hill/Corbis via Getty Images

It’s a sign of labor shortages in U.K. agriculture that the English family farm which has fed Wimbledon tennis crowds with strawberries for more than 20 years translates job listings on its website into Romanian and Bulgarian.

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