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Lufthansa airlifts fruit, vegetables to supply strapped Brits

Christian Fernsby |
Germany's Lufthansa has airlifted 80 tonnes of fruit and vegetables to panicked Britons as fears of festive season supermarket shortages grew despite France lifting its coronavirus blockade.

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A cargo flight arrived at Doncaster Sheffield airport carrying lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, strawberries and citrus fruits. The flagship carrier said it was considering whether to put on extra flights to meet demand.

Supermarkets and suppliers have been rushing to re-stock rapidly emptying shelves as to find alternative ways to stock shelves as thousands of trucks remain stuck outside the key port of Dover in Britain's south east. â– 

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