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Potato companies announcing cutbacks

January 29, 2009  ByMarg Land


potatoesJanuary 29, 2009, Kennewick, Wash. – While potato producers in the U.S.
northwest gathered for the Washington State Potato Conference in late
January, processors were announcing potato contracts.

January 29, 2009, Kennewick, Wash. – While potato producers in the U.S. northwest gathered for the Washington State Potato Conference in late January, processors were announcing potato contracts.

potatoesAccording to a recent report out of the U.S., Lamb Weston, J.R. Simplot and McCain Foods could cut 2009 potato contracts by as much as 20 per cent. A decrease in French fry demand is being blamed for the cuts.

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