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Brussels sprouts: Getting ready for their big day

Love them or loathe them - millions of Brussels sprouts will be served across Britain this week of part of the traditional Christmas dinner.

The BBC's Philip Norton travelled to the fields of Lincolnshire to trace the journey of the humble vegetable as a huge logistical operation begins to supply the UK with approximately 100 million sprouts on Christmas Day.

  • 23 Dec 2014
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