Selenium-enriched potatoes are being sold on the Irish market despite the company behind the product admitting the Irish population knew next to nothing about the mineral and may resent paying a premium given the economic slump, which so far has hit Ireland...
A new variety of potato has been shown to contain significantly
less carbohydrate and calories than the average spud, presenting an
alternative to dieters and disuading them from avoiding potatoes
Dutch potato starch supplier Avebe has finished off 'a difficult
year' with €0.4 million in profit, the 5000 strong co-operative
reports. But a tight economic climate, a poor harvest, and the
strong euro left their mark,...