Why Millions Of Potatoes Are Being Thrown Away During The Pandemic | Big Business

Jun 28,2020

Business Insider

2009-10-02T12:14:38Z

Potato farmers in Idaho and Montana are destroying millions of potatoes. Restaurant closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a glut, and now, billions of pounds of potatoes are stuck in the supply chain. It's caused unprecedented financial losses, food waste, and emotional turmoil for farmers whose livelihood depends on their crops.

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Why Millions Of Potatoes Are Being Thrown Away During The Pandemic | Big Business