It was a love affairthe world thought would never end — but what was once a feast is becoming a famine.
No, not that famine.
But all too true, the Irish appetite for potatoes is in a free-fall, according to just-released farm reports. And no matter how you slice them, boil them, bake them, mash them, or French fry them — the spuds are duds with their onetime best customers on the Emerald Isle.
Shoppers in the Republic of Ireland have cut their potato purchases by more than 10 percent in the...Full Story