AUSTRALIA: Potato dispute ends as Simplot's price increase offer accepted
Tasmanian potato growers last night accepted the price increase offer tabled by processor Simplot , heralding the end to a long-running industrial dispute. Potato growers in Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia launched a campaign against processors three months ago, calling for an immediate increase in payment of A$30 (US$15.78) a tonne. The demand sought the first price increase received by farmers for a decade.
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