SA has enough capacity for slap chips, Steers owner, Potatoes SA, say amid shortage claims [News Coverage, Business Insider South Africa]

“There is capacity in the manufacturing space in terms of the factories, [they] have enough capacity to produce it,” Mundell said.

CEO of Potatoes SA, Willie Jacobs, said he does not expect a shortage.

Hume International, a local import-export business, warned of a potential shortage of frozen chips. It said the newly imposed import duties might cause European frozen chip producers to ditch South Africa as an export destination and threaten supplies as they look for alternative markets.”

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