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Peru: This year’s potato production could increase by more than 5%

The head of Agribusiness of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI), Mirna Zuzunaga, said that potato production could grow more by than five percent this year, when compared to 2014, because of the articulation of the industry and the new markets to which Peru can export. “Production in 2014 amounted to nearly 4.7 million tons and we hope to increase it this year by five percent,” she told Andina. More