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  • Supermarkets not meeting demand for local
  • Supermarkets not meeting demand for local
    Farmdrop (2015) ©

Supermarkets not meeting demand for local

Whether it's to support local communities or to be more sustainable, the intention to buy locally produced groceries is becoming mainstream. Yet studies are showing a huge mismatch between demand for homegrown produce and those who actually buy it, with experts citing a lack of choice.



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