'The UK's call for a ‘land army’ of fruit pickers is necessary to prevent millions of tonnes

Last year, the idea of fruit picking was probably only something that would have crossed our minds to do on those rare sunny weekends that happened to coincide with strawberry season!

In the current pandemic, however, harvesting has taken on a whole new importance, as a lack of fruit pickers (now deemed “key workers”) threatens the British food chain with the second biggest hit since the bulk buying bandwagon of 10 weeks ago!