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Australian Purple Potato Chips get rave reviews

DK Potatoes Purple Potato Chips get rave reviewsPotato Farmer Peter Scott from the Otways region in Victoria, Australia could soon become the region’s most famous person since another Otways potato farmer, Cliff Young, won the Sydney to Melbourne ultramarathon in 1983. Peter Scott expects to make up to a million packages of purple potato chips this year. And like Cliffy, Mr Scott’s quest hasn’t been a short sprint. He said it took six years of slog to find the purple potato variety most suited to be kettle-cooked to make crispy chips. The result is DK’s Purple Potato Chips, named after his late farmer father, David Keith (DK) Scott. More

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