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Aussie potato squabbles: Good and bad news for Tasmanian potato growers on fresh potato imports

The review of the decision by Biosecurity Tasmania on fresh potato imports comes with a couple of modifications to the original decision which upset Tasmanian potato growers.

Biosecurity Tasmania has also been given a slap on the wrist by Primary Industries Minister Guy Barnett for the way in which the decision was made without consultation.

And the company which won the approval to bring potatoes into the state says the process to get the go ahead has been a waste of time as none wants to market the spuds.

Listen to this podcast episode on Tasmanian Country Hour by Tony Briscoe for the full story.

Source: ABC
Photo: Courtesy Potato Business

Lukie Pieterse, Editor and Publisher of Potato News Today

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