HC Deb 12 December 1949 vol 470 cc218-9W
70. Lieut-Colonel Corbett

asked the Minister of Food what quantities of citrus fruit are being imported from Cyprus this year; and how 1949 prices compare with those of 1948.

Dr. Summerskill

Contracts have been made for purchase from Cyprus this year of 36,600 cases of oranges and 85,418 cases of grapefruit, amounting to about 3,500 tons in all. I am not prepared to announce the prices paid for particular purchases.

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