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‘Chipocalypse’ hints at global hunger games

‘Chipocalypse’ hints at global hunger games

Food, Health & Fitness, Investigations, News, World
Can you imagine a life without crisps and chips and creamy mash? Soon, we too  could be hit by the global ‘Chipocalypse’ like Japan and New Zealand. Or worse? Words: Rituja Rao| Subbing: Bishakha Dutta On 16 October, many Kiwis walked into supermarkets to find no crisps and warning signs of nationwide potato shortage. https://twitter.com/ange_meyer/status/919049074015268864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theguardian.com%2Fworld%2F2017%2Foct%2F16%2Fchipocalypse-potato-shortage-in-new-zealand-sparks-crisp-crisis A year of devastating rains and two serious floods in New Zealand have wiped out 20% of the country’s annual potato crop, and 30% of the “crisping” varieties for potato chips, took the biggest hit. https://twitter.com/claudiajardine/status/91964985060969
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