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    Tomatoes and cucumbers are pushing up food costs

    Tomatoes and cucumbers are pushing up food costs


    Stats NZ says overall prices rose 1.1 percent in April -- but fruit and vegetables went up 4.8 percent.

    Tomatoes more than doubled, after a Covid 19 anomaly that meant they stayed very cheap over summer -- as freight delays and rising shipping costs led growers to sell more produce domestically.

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