Third of US-grown potatoes turned into frozen french fries

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-19 Wed 10:24
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A little more than one-third of all potatoes grown in the US are manufactured into frozen products, 85 percent of which are french fries. Spurred by decades of explosive growth within the quick service restaurant industry (QSRs), processed potato products, which include frozen, chipped, dehydrated, and…

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