Weather Driving Up Costs Of Veg And Dairy

March saw a 140% increase in rainfall.

We're facing higher prices in the shops for veg and dairy products, because of the rain. 

Last month saw a 140% increase in rainfall, with some counties seeing downpours on 29 of the 31 days in March. 

It means farmers can't get crops into the ground, while those in the dairy sector are having to give their animals feed instead of grass. 

Food economist Ciaran Fitzgerald says the customer will be left to pick up the tab:

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