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Brussels Sprout Shortage Means They May Be off the Menu This Christmas

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Brussels sprout shortage means they may be off the menu this Christmas

BRUSSELS sprouts grown in the UK could be off the menu this Christmas as heavy rain has caused a shortage.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/10399604/brussels-sprout-shortage-christmas/

tumblespots
2 months ago
What do you think of this?
Faye1
Faye12 months ago

I’m sure I read the same thing every year about sprouts. Iv never struggled to get them yet

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

I agree with you, I saw a picture of one overturned sprout carrying lorry a couple of days ago and they said then that there could be a shortage. What rot! I've never had a problem getting my fill of sprouts either and I love them. 🐞 Image

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Mango4
Mango42 months ago

No shortage in the shops thou, selling them as low as 13p per pack in Jacks,

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

Will be shopping later in the week, I fully expect there to be loads! (What is Jacks?) 🐞

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi2 months ago

Hmmm....fake news? I saw so many of them in the supermarket and selling a pack for 40p or less....I do not even mind if we have none at all...

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tumblespots
tumblespots
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2 months ago

I can't be without, I love them. 🐞

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ellenmcmurchie
ellenmcmurchie2 months ago

I hope its fake news.... because I LOVE THEM.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

I love them too 🐞

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees2 months ago

Oh dear. What a shame. They're horrible anyway. I don't get the attraction to them - what is there to like?

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

I love them, tiny little cabbages of joy! 🐞

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees2 months ago

tumblespots cabbages are equally disgusting 🤢 I don't mind a bit in a stir fry or something, but would never choose to eat it as a separate thing.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
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2 months ago

MeestairChrees I love all the brassica's whatever they are. 🐞

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RuthSwain
RuthSwain2 months ago

BEST NEWS EVER!!!! Those horrid little fart bullets are never a fun thing to have at christmas. I hate them, but have to eat them to "set an example" to my daughter

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

Why not leave them off the menu if you don't like them? I do agree about the 'wind aspect' though! 🐞

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RuthSwain
RuthSwain2 months ago

tumblespots because my husband likes them, and they're traditional torture on Christmas day

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tumblespots
tumblespots
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2 months ago

RuthSwain 😂 😂 😂 or bliss in my case! 🐞

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Pjran
Pjran2 months ago

I’m sure that news wI’ll please lots of people, not me though as I love them. Yesterday I had mini kale which was the size of a small sprout and frilly looking, absolutely delicious with a roast. I’m certainly going to try and find them in the supermarket.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
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2 months ago

I'm not a big kale fan myself but I can see the attraction of frilly veg. 🐞

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hspexy
hspexy2 months ago

I doubt we will have problems getting any, as I’ve seen so many in the supermarket, as no one seems to be buying them. And worse case scenario, I’ve noticed Iceland has some frozen ones, and some battered ones also

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

Wow, never heard of battered sprouts. I think I would prefer them unadulterated and they are plentiful around here - luckily for me. 🐞

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