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Chris Wakefield is farm manager at Riverford's Upper Norton Farm in Hampshire, where he grows a range of organic herbs, chillies and lettuces.
The inconsistent weather last year meant slow ripening of the chilli fruits, and although many varieties can be picked green, most benefit from the sun ripening them for the best flavour, writes grower Chris Wakefield.
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