Thursday, May 30, 2024

Latest Stories

Britain’s homeless saddened by courgette shortage

Britain’s homeless were saddened today by news that a courgette crisis is sweeping the country.

Poor weather has affected the harvest of the tasty green veg across Southern Europe – and experts warn aubergines could be hit next.

[AdSense-A]

The awful news spread across social media this morning, and now the country’s homeless have joined the discussion.

Warren Smith, 36, a homeless man in Suffolk, said: “This really is awful. The idea that some middle-class family can not get hold of courgettes is heartbreaking.”

Speaking from his freezing shop doorway while being forced to beg for change to buy something to eat, he added: “I dare not even think what it would be like for Waitrose shoppers if aubergines are next.”

Courgette shortagePricey: UK shoppers aghast at courgette supply horror

[AdSense-B]

Retail experts said the price of courgettes had quadrupled, making life particularly hard for middle-class shoppers across Britain.

One man, Jordan Williams, 27, said: “I like to eat healthily between visits to the gym and barbers, and don’t know how I will cope without courgettes.”

Please support my running costs by clicking here and buying me a beer!
[olimometer id=1]

🤞 Get our stories on email

Receive awesome content in your inbox, every week.

We don’t spam! Read more in our privacy policy

LATEST STORIES

Most Read

Share
Be a shining star, follow us on Twitter!