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UK: Potato prices rise as overall crop shrinks

Consumers, supermarket retailers and growers are keeping an eye on UK potato prices, which were on Friday up 30 per cent year-on-year due to a decline in production. Production during the 2016-17 growing season fell 5 per cent year-on-year to 5.2m tonnes, 2 per cent below the five-year average despite an increase in the acreage planted with the crop. Yields in 2016-17[Read More...]

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