Did you know in 2017 the U.S. exported 1.71 million metric tons of potatoes and brought in through imports 1.35 million metric tons? Why didn’t we just import the difference of 360,000 metric tons into our country and call it a day?
Putting politics aside, why waste time, energy, resources and petroleum fuel to send out potatoes just to bring them back in? It makes no logical sense, even to an elementary school student. The only people benefitting from this crazy lopsided equation are the food transportation companies and possibly politicians.
In this blog, we will look at the cost of delivery of protein and the future of animal protein food production.