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Canada: Potato growers cutting back

North Americans are eating fewer french fries, and that has forced some Manitoba farmers out of the potato-growing business and driven potato acreage here to its lowest level in nearly 20 years. Keystone Potato Producers Association (KPPA) officials said Thursday four Manitoba farmers have been forced to switch to other crops in the past year after their supply contracts with local potato processors were terminated.

Source: www.winnipegfreepress.com

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