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The Government is brushing away grower concerns about a looming potato invasion from the European Union.
It's easy to see what the small central North Island town of Ohakune is famous for. On the outskirts of the town is a huge carrot and a children's play area based on this popular vegetable.
The opportunities for the potato industry lie in a planned series of sustainable developments, says Potatoes NZ chief executive Chris Claridge.
Biosecurity New Zealand is working with Potatoes NZ to respond to a detection of potato mop-top virus (PMTV) in potato tubers in Canterbury.
Three years ago fruit and vegetable trader T&G told Pukekohe growers about a potato with lower carbs and fewer calories, called Lotatoes.
'The potato problem is solved' is the bold claim of a Canterbury researcher who believes the industry can be transformed by simply growing potatoes under finely perforated plastic mesh covers.