Cold Limpopo winter hits potato prices
Few EC farmers will benefit as most have ceased production due to costs, risks involved
Already hard-pressed consumers are feeling the pinch as the price of potatoes has drastically gone up — sometimes up by a staggering 140%.
Chief among the astronomical rise in a bag of potatoes according to farmers, was an unusually cold Limpopo winter and the costs that go with producing the humble tuber...
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