Vegetable price rises from floods and inflation leads to Riverina health concerns

Rex Martinich
By Rex Martinich
Updated May 2 2022 - 10:07am, first published 10:05am
BUDGET: Wagga Fruit Supply director Steve Papasidero says shoppers can keep to their food budgets by substituting out flood-affected types of vegetables for locally grown produce. Picture: Madeline Begley

The soaring cost of some types of vegetables in the Riverina has led to concerns that some shoppers might abandon their recommended intake for less healthy fare.


Rex Martinich

Rex Martinich


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