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Kiwi farmers claim creation of low-carb potatoes

June 15, 2017  By Newshub

June 15, 2017, New Zealand – Potatoes are an integral part of a Kiwi diet, whether mashed up or sliced into chips, but there’s always been a very distinct issue with them: they’re not particularly healthy.

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

Farmer Andrew Keeney told Three’s The Project that the Lotato, as it’s been called, is grown in Pukekohe and Ohakune, and created by cross-breeding other varieties. READ MORE


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