19 January 2022
Chipping trade hit as storm destroys 50% of crop
HALF of the potato crops in Victoria, Australia, have been lost, putting chipping supplies in particular shortage.
Farmers in the potato growing region just north of Ballarat in rural Victoria, Australia, claim that a storm may have washed away nearly 50% of their crops for the season.
Victorian Farmers Federation horticulture vice-president, Katherine Myers recently told news.com.au that farmers in the region may have lost approximately $25 million worth of potato product.