10-07-2014 10:22 AM | Australia

Potato farmers to take control of abandoned McCain factory

Potato farmers are negotiating a take-over of McCain Food’s abandoned processing plant in the south east of South Australia.

About 60 people lost their jobs when the Safries plant, near Penola, was closed late last year.

The company cited rising costs of labour and electricity and the imports of cheaper processed potatoes as reasons for the decision.
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