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Waitrose serves up first British plums of the season

As the second week at tennis tournament Wimbledon kicks off, this week sees the first crop of British plums arriving into Waitrose & Partners branches. Waitrose & Partners claims to be the first supermarket to stock the seasonal stone fruit this summer. Retailing at £2.20 for 550g, the Herman variety plums …

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‘Plums should get more love’, says Waitrose buyer

British plums have hit Waitrose shelves a record two weeks early, after an unusually balmy summer. Waitrose claims this is the earliest British plums have ever been sold by a supermarket, thanks to recent ‘near perfect’ growing conditions. A combination of bright and warm days balanced with cooler evenings over …

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