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Drought takes a bite out of fruit & veg

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The fallout from South Africa's lowest rainfall since records began has started to bite into the quality of foodstuffs being offered by some retailers.

A Pick n Pay store in Durban has advised its customers that its fruit and vegetables are not up to the usual standards due to the severe drought caused by the El Niño weather pattern.

Pick n Pay's admission has been backed by primary producers of fruit...

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