A temporary shortage of leafy vegetables may leave consumers short a dish or two on their Sunday lunch plate, following a surplus of rainfall in the Polokwane province earlier this year. In the last few weeks, consumers have taken to social media to ask where the tomatoes have disappeared to and have complained about not being able to find carrots, spinach or cauliflower. Prices have also been soaring. Tomato producer ZZ2 has confirmed there is, indeed, a temporary shortage of tomatoes and other vegetables. “Tomatoes need a lot of water. They love water, but they don’t like rain,” ZZ2 marketing…

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