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Potato farmers in P.E.I. face uncertain market as processors adapt to restaurant slow-down

May 13, 2020
By The Journal Pioneer


Potato sales in P.E.I. have levelled out back to normal levels after a pandemic rush, and prices are under a lot of pressure due to a surplus of spuds normally destined for the food service industry.

โ€œProcessors here, locally, have reduced contracts by up to 15 per cent,โ€ said Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board. | READ MORE

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