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Little spuds on P.E.I. no small potatoes anymore

July 11, 2016  By CBC News

July 11, 2016, Mount Albion, PEI – Little potatoes used to fall through the conveyor belt of conventional potato grader and, along with the rocks, were usually unceremoniously dumped or sometimes fed to cattle.

But times have changed. Recent years have seen an explosion in consumer demand for small spuds, and huge growth in companies that sell them. Small potatoes — 19 to 41 millimetres, to be exact — now make up about 10 per cent of all the hectares grown on P.E.I. READ MORE


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