Cultivation/Production, Processing, fries, chips, Trade/Markets/Prices, Trends

The ‘foreign’ impact on South Africa’s potato industry

Source: Graphics By Insight Survey - Insight SurveyBe it the economic repercussions of the recent wave of xenophobic violence sweeping the country; the import tariff war waged against European markets; or the effects of foreign viruses on domestic crop yield, it is clear that the market environment of South Africa’s potato industry is currently bound by a single common denominator: that of the ‘foreign’. The local industry has been waging a bitter war against foreign imports, after frozen French fry imports increased by 400%, severely affecting domestic fast-food and consumer markets. More

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