Experts note that potato prices may vary depending on the time of year and on the quality of the shipment delivered by wholesalers to retail stores. Large retailers are trying to restrain sharp price spikes, but do not exclude that this could happen.
Last year's price increases are directly related to adverse weather conditions for root crops in a number of Russian regions. Because of the cold, potatoes were planted later than usual, and this affected the harvest, according to Express Newspaper.
Напомним, президент России Владимир Путин во время ежегодной пресс-конференции 14 декабря рассказал о способах поддержки сельского хозяйства в стране….
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