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New potato variety named after Alliston, spud capital of Ontario

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By Brad Pritchard, Alliston Herald

You’ve eaten countless potatoes grown in the sandy loam soils of Alliston, but until now you’ve never chowed down on an Alliston potato.

Well, you better get those potato mashers ready, because there’s a new tater in town that could change that.

In mid-July, a new variety of potato named Alliston was officially registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, making it the first tater in history to take its name from the potato capital of Ontario.

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