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Tasmanian farmers fight for potato pay as Simplot records $62m profit

Tasmanian potato growers say Simplot is not paying them enough for their vegetables, as they negotiate a new contract with the vegetable processing giant. It comes six months after the Australian reported that Simplot's profits increased 10-fold in 2018. Simplot's Australian division made $62.3 million for its parent company's American shareholders last year. There are about 140 potato growers in Tasmania who[Read More...]

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