6 Sep 2019

NZ's Billion Dollar Spud Industry

From Country Life, 9:07 pm on 6 September 2019

potatoes Photo: courtesy PotatoesNZ

Potatoes NZ CEO Chris Claridge says the potato industry is a quiet achiever and is now woth $1 billion to the New Zealand economy.

Potatoes are New Zealand's third largest horticulutral export behind kiwifruit and apples. A sizeable chunk or our export returns from potatoes come from the sale of frozen french fries.