Cheap as chips: Low prices for potatoes force growers out of industry as one factory starts to pay a bit more

JB
Updated November 2 2022 - 9:23am, first published October 31 2022 - 11:00am
Potato growers on heavy soil supplying factories that make chips and crisps have felt the most price pain as input costs have spiralled.
Potato growers on heavy soil supplying factories that make chips and crisps have felt the most price pain as input costs have spiralled.

Growers supplying factory processed potatoes feel like dairy farmers, with their commodity bought at prices well below the financial risk involved.

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Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter

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