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Fresh produce is rotting and prices rising due to a lorry driver shortage. Some supermarket shelves already have gaps on them which will lead to inevitable prices rises as supplies shorten. A shortage of as many as 65,000 HGV drivers is causing a now ‘escalating crisis’, the managing director of Nationwide Produce has warned.
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