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Cauliflowers fetching up to $10 each as weather affects vegetable prices

The recent muggy and wet weather has seen vegetable prices increase with cauliflowers fetching up to $10 each around the country.

Cauliflower (file picture). Source: istock.com

The more than doubling in cauliflower prices comes as the the weather, including Cyclone Gita, adversely affects crops.

Some vegetable growers around the country are "losing $100,000" per week, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman told RNZ.

"Those prices don't get back to the grower because the grower has lost production," Mr Chapman said.