Thomas Foods-Mitolo potato deal allowed to go ahead

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:06pm, first published August 19 2020 - 8:10pm
Big potato players okay to merge, despite shrinking competition concern

DECLINING consumption of potatoes in Australia is not enough reason to block the sale of Thomas Foods International's potato packing business to fellow South Australian-based rival Mitolo, says the national competition regulator.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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