The Chips Are Down In Kenya
The 1.7 million metric tonnes deficit has pushed up the price of Irish potatoes by at least 25% as hotels and households turn to imports.
Nairobi News, 7 February 2019
The country is facing a shortage of 1.7 million tonnes of Irish potatoes due to farmers' over-reliance on uncertified seeds that yield less. Read more »
Nation, 6 February 2019
Kenya's eateries are reeling from an acute shortage of Irish potatoes with the Agriculture ministry putting the supply gap at 1.7 million metric tonnes. Read more »
Irish potatoes in Musanze market.