A new threat to civilization

After the courgette crisis, a new threat looms, prompting “social media hysteria”: a national hummus shortage. Oh no, whatever are we going to do?!

A survey in 2013 marked Britain as the hummus capital of Europe, with 41% of people having pots in the fridge, almost twice as many as any other country.

Without underestimating the rise of the chattering classes, this looks like a dodgy statistic to me.

Anyway, the Middle East would seem to have more pressing problems right now, even if we don’t.

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