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P.E.I. potato board chair sees opportunity in exports


January 6, 2011
By Journal Pioneer

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December 27, 2010, Summerside, PEI – The new chairman of the
P.E.I. Potato Board sees significant trade possibilities for Island growers and
a major export role for the Summerside port once potatoes start moving by ship.

December 27, 2010, Summerside, PEI – The new chairman of the
P.E.I. Potato Board sees significant trade possibilities for Island growers and
a major export role for the Summerside port once potatoes start moving by ship. 

Russia is a prime opportunity for Island growers, said the
new chair, Gary Linkletter. That country is purchasing its potatoes from the
European market but those supplies are dwindling.

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