Farmers get R34 for 10kgs of potatoes. Here’s what retailers charge [Media Coverage, Business Insider South Africa]

‘Currently South Africa’s farm-gate price for potatoes averages R34 for a 10kg bag, Potatoes SA has said. At one unnamed store, the association found a 10kg bag of potatoes priced at R89.99 or over 62% more than the farm gate price.

“While our consumers are currently struggling to make ends meet, we unfortunately still find product priced at certain outlets as per the picture attached. We encourage our consumers to shop around for appropriately priced potatoes,” Potatoes SA said.’

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