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Britain on the verge of Chips crisis

LONDON: The head of independent chips maker Pipers has told the Sunday Times that ‘there is a danger we will have a chips crisis’. This is thanks to some issues with the UK’s potato crops, which were wrecked by the Beast of the East chill, and are now struggling with the current heatwave, as potatoes can stop growing when the temperature rises about 25 degrees Celsius today’s high in the UK is 29 degrees. This could cause a UK-based potato shortage, which would in turn affect our chips supplies. Potato farmer…