Heading to the land of the rising sun anytime soon? Keen to head out for a big night on the Asahi‘s? Figuring you’ll need to ease the Tokyo Drift in your head the next morning with a quick trip to Ronald’s House of Flavour? Your dreams of having your own Lost In Translation moment atop a bed of glorious chipped potatoes might be in big trouble.
“[We have] airlifted more than 1,000 tonnes of potatoes as an emergency measure and also shipped 1,600 tonnes by sea from the US East Coast, but this is not enough to offer a stable supply to customers.”