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Published June 14, 2013, 09:31 AM

Grocers allege potato group pumped up spud prices

A battle between grocers and potato growers has been silently hitting shoppers’ pocketbooks, according to a U.S. wholesaler accusing America’s spud farmers of driving up prices while spying on farmers with satellites and aircraft fly-overs to enforce strict limits on how many tubers they can grow.

By: John Miller, Associated Press

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