Tesco takes the cherry as bumper British crop leads to lower prices

Supermarket to sell large 1kg trays for £4 this summer after buying extra stock from Kent and Herefordshire

Shoppers are likely to benefit from a bumper cherry crop this summer as warm weather drives yields up and prices down.

Tesco has announced it will take excess produce from its suppliers, in line with an existing agreement, and begin selling large 1kg trays of cherries at a lower price per unit than usual.

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