Pumpkins look good for Halloween


5 October 1999



Pumpkins look good for Halloween


PUMPKIN production has benefited from ideal growing conditions in August and looks like delivering a bumper crop for Halloween, reports The Daily Telegraph.

Demand has soared in recent years not only from their use as Halloween lanterns but also by their increasing use as a vegetable.

Peter Dawson, managing director of Tozer Seeds of Cobham, Surrey, a company which breeds 70 varieties of pumpkin, said there would enough to meet consumer demand.


  • The Daily Telegraph 05/10/99 page 12

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