Dec 25, 2019

The big business of Christmas Brussels sprouts

HTML EMBED:
COPY
Brussels sprouts are big business at Christmas in the UK. We find out how much people spend, and why the tradition has such staying power. Plus, we hear from one company tackling food waste, especially during the holiday season. 

Segments From this episode

Big-money sprouts cause Christmas Day stir

Dec 25, 2019
Roasted, sautéed, or boiled, Brussels sprouts are big business at Christmas in the UK. The sprout industry is a nearly $1 billion industry in Britain, and customers tend to pay as much as 30% more this time of year as people rush to stock up. This year, though, Brussels sprout lovers have forked over even […]
Roasted Brussels Sprout leaves with Pecorino.
Goran Kosanovic for The Washington Post via Getty Images

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director