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Lowtato: the low carb, low calorie potato

New Zealand farmers have invented a new kind of potato they claim has 40 percent less carbs.


June 15, 2017
By Newshub NZ

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Farmer Andrew Keeney says the “Lotato,” as it’s been called was created by cross-breeding other varieties.

“Initially these potatoes were bred by their parents for the fact they were flavoursome…and an appealing-looking potato, and as a natural result we ended up with a low-carb, low-calorie potato,” he said.

Mr Keeney said they’re an “all-purpose” potato, suitable for any part of the plate – boiled, mashed, roasted, or fried. | READ MORE


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