British chip prices are going up due to a potato crop shortage

The Sun
November 09, 2018
By The Sun
A shortage of potatoes across Europe is pushing up the cost of crisps and chips for British shoppers.

The snowy weather during 2018 also delayed planting by up to four weeks and the summer heatwave meant potatoes struggled to grow. The whole of Europe, apart from Portugal and Greece, is having similar issues, meaning it'll also be harder for snacks makers to import the potatoes from elsewhere causing prices to rise. | READ MORE

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