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You say potato, we say monopoly: seed firm loses exclusive rights

Having a monopoly on a varietal of potato must have been an ap-peel-ing prospect for a SA company, but after an investigation by the Competition Commission, it has been revealed the plan was half-baked – and anticompetitive.

Wesgrow, a company based in North West, is a prominent potato seed grower that supplies varieties of potato seeds to commercial farmers across the country...

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