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Could Ireland run out of Chips? Brexit Potato Ban

Many Irish chip shops use UK potatoes because of their texture which are good for frying and tast...

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17.57 30 Nov 2020


Could Ireland run out of Chips? Brexit Potato Ban


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Many Irish chip shops use UK potatoes because of their texture which are good for frying and taste. But because of Brexit there could be shortages of chip shop chips. 

From January 1st the UK becomes a 3rd country and will be outside the EU safety rules meaning British potatoes could be banned from being imported into Ireland. 

Could we live with a world without chips, is this the final nail in the coffin for 2020?

Henry McKean has been chipping away on this story, speaking to chip shop owners, chip lovers and potato farmers.


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