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There’s finally some relief for Australian shoppers as sky-high prices for fruit and vegetables start settling back down to earth.

Shortages of products such as iceberg lettuce, caused by heavy flooding and supply chain disruptions, saw prices soar in recent months, to the point where fast food giants such as KFC and Subway were substituting cabbage in their products instead.

But Fred Harrison from Ritchies IGA in Melbourne said things were looking up.

“I think the weather has got a lot to do with it,” he said.”We have seen a moderation from the rain, and the crops are in and growing, and bring on the warm weather because that’s going to continue to help.”

He said red and green capsicums were down a couple of dollars a kilogram, as were zucchinis.

“Lettuce prices are coming back. We remember the story about lettuce getting to $12, it is getting back to $7, and broccoli is down a couple of…

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