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US farmers hit the sweet potato spot

Sweet potatoes are turning up on menus as healthier, nutrient-dense alternatives with more fibre and fewer calories.


THE once lowly sweet potato is being reborn as a kind of hip, orange super food. Gone are the days when the only time that Americans encountered the tuber was mashed up and topped with marshmallows alongside a Thanksgiving turkey. Today, sweet potatoes turn up everywhere as...

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