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Berries And Hops

Volume 886: debated on Thursday 13 February 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the estimated yield in tons and also in monetary terms, if that figure is available, of the national crops of gooseberries, blackcurrants, raspberries and hops for the last year for which figures are available.

United Kingdom output of the crops concerned in the crop year June 1973—May 1974 is estimated to have been as follows:

Quantity '000 tonsValue £m.
Gooseberries91·4
Blackcurrants216·2
Raspberries154·3
Hops108·7