Growers face delivering own beet due to HGV driver shortage

Farmers Weekly
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Sugar beet growers may have to rely on their own tractors and trailers to transport their crop to the factory this campaign because of a national shortage of HGV drivers. NFU Sugar and British Sugar issued the stark warning to growers as this year’s sugar beet lifting campaign got under way with the opening of the Bury St Edmunds processing factory on 16 September.
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