Chips/Fries/Starch

Australia: Dollar drop chips in to help spud industry

Potato growers say a decline in processed imports like french fries have been a big help for their industry. NSW grower and Ausveg chairman Geoff Moar has been harvesting up to 1,200 tonnes of spuds a week on his southern Riverina farm. He admits potato prices could be better, but the drop in the Aussie dollar is starting to make a difference. More