Call for people to buy British berries to support fruit farmers

Nearly 90% of fruit brought in Britain comes from abroad and a countryside group is trying to change that.

The Council for the Protection of Rural England is pointing to the success story of British strawberries which account for 85% of the market between May and September.

However the CPRE says only 12% of the fruit we eat is home grown.

Ian Woodhurst, senior food and farming campaigner for CPRE said: "Berries are part of the English summer day, and buying them helps the rural economy and supports local growers to produce more."