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How Scottish seed potato exports to the EU got left behind by Brexit

Sandy McGowan of Milnathort-based Cygnet PEP, reveals the cost to the seed potato industry of being denied third country status by the EU. Clare Johnston reports for The Courier.

While all eyes have been on arrangements for fishing and livestock exports in the Brexit trade negotiations, few spared a thought for the humble seed potato.

This seldom-discussed but valuable Scottish product has not made the list of food exports continuing to the EU having been denied third-country equivalence

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