Businessman makes £6k a month launching firm which sends potatoes in the post

Potatoes parcel.comHis girlfriend called it “the stupidest idea” she’d ever heard of, but this young Texas entrepreneur claims demand is soaring for potatoes scribbled on. Have you ever thought how nice it would be to receive a potato with a message scribbled on it in the post? Possibly not. Nevertheless an entrepreneur says he is raking in the cash after launching a business that does exactly that. Potato Parcel offers its customers the chance to anonymously send ordinary potatoes ranging from large ones costing $9.99 (£6.40) to medium ones at $7.99 (£5.12) to anyone they like. More