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Cargo Jet Deliveries Help To Ease Britain's Biscuit Shortage

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene. A cargo company from Dubai had never done a flight to the Doncaster Sheffield Airport in Britain, but these were desperate times. Many in Britain have been without biscuits. Flooding damaged the factory of a popular cookie factory shutting down operations. And after months of biscuit-less tea times - enough. Two cargo planes landed and airport spokesman told the Doncaster Free Press the nation's favorite biscuits were on board. That's favorite with a U in their language. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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