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Bumper global harvest

PUBLISHED: 14:11 08 October 2008 | UPDATED: 08:27 28 March 2014

A bumper global harvest could help make up the shortfall in UK production after the wettest August on record brought the domestic harvest to a near standstill.

A bumper global harvest could help make up the shortfall in UK production after the wettest August on record brought the domestic harvest to a near standstill.

Increased production in Russia, the US, Brazil and Northern Europe has led to a fall in prices, with increased global supplies likely to result in greater exportable surpluses this year.

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