Long haul beans...

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Long haul beans...
« on: June 03, 2015, 17:15 »
Mrs Growster and I were interested to see today that the Marks and Spencer runner beans came from Kenya!

Needless to say, we're waiting until some recent ones occur, down at The Patch...

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Re: Long haul beans...
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2015, 08:40 »
Do kenya buy stuff from us , it does  seem a long way for such a delicate item .
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Re: Long haul beans...
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2015, 08:48 »
Mrs Growster and I were interested to see today that the Marks and Spencer runner beans came from Kenya!

Needless to say, we're waiting until some recent ones occur, down at The Patch...

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Re: Long haul beans...
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2015, 09:06 »
Some packets were already prepared too, Chrissie!

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« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2015, 20:19 »
A lot of French beans are from Kenya too. There have been reports that water is used to irrigate these crops for export in preference to Kenyan people having drinking water.
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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2015, 20:34 »
A lot of French beans are from Kenya too. There have been reports that water is used to irrigate these crops for export in preference to Kenyan people having drinking water.

That's disgusting. I hope it's not true, but can't say I'd be surprised if it were.
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Re: Long haul beans...
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2015, 06:29 »
A lot of French beans are from Kenya too. There have been reports that water is used to irrigate these crops for export in preference to Kenyan people having drinking water.

You can be certain that if that's the case, Snowie, they'll be getting letters from Southern Water to try and sell them a Homeserve insurance...

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