"Newcastle, it is alleged, is not getting a fair share of soft fruit under the present system of distribution while the supply of tomatoes has been similarly unsatisfactory. The growers in Scotland, for example, have been keeping all their soft fruit to themselves this year."
Evening Chronicle Thursday 13 August 1942
Lord Woolton announced today that he had decided to introduce a central scheme for green vegetables. Contracts will be fixed with farmers in surplus areas for supplies which will be removed to deficiency areas by the ministry.
Evening Chronicle Tuesday 11 November 1942
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