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Farmers forced to get creative in national carrot crisis

Aussie carrot farmers have been forced to get creative after being faced with the biggest oversupply of the vegetable in 25 years.

Queensland farmer Rob Hinrichsen told Ross and John a number of factors have contributed to the crisis.

“We’ve had things like Russia banning carrots from certain companies in Europe and they’ve found their way to markets in the Middle East which are usually serviced by Western Australia,” Rob said.

“So there’s just carrots backing up everywhere all round the world.”

Rob said he’s been brewing carrot beer and carrot vodka with his extra supply.

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