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A Glut of Cauliflower Is Coming to Britain

Poor growing conditions mean the vegetable wasn’t ready for harvest in time for the festive season.

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Half a million cauliflowers that flowered too late for Christmas are to be sold at a reduced rate from January, following "some of the worst growing conditions for many years".

British retailers had to import the vegetables from France and Spain to meet festive demand as a lack of cold nights in August and September delayed the growth of the brassica in the UK.