NZ's Potato shortage


Customers report grocery store chain Pak'n Save has put up signs warning customers it's struggling to stock potato chips due to a "nationwide potato shortage" and that the problem may persist until 2018.

A spokeswoman for Foodstuffs said some of the companies suppliers were struggling to meet demand due to weather-related crop shortages.

The Rural Exchnage team speak to Chris Claridge the Chief Executive of Potatoes New Zealand. 

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