If it’s french fries, the longer the better. And if you are someone who goes by that motto, brace yourself because french fries might be an inch shorter this season. Also Read - 3-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Orders Rs 2,600 Worth of French Fries Using His Dad's Phone!
Following an extremely hot and dry summer that caused potato shortage in countries including Belgium, France, and the U.K, farmers have reported smaller size potato yields. Because of which, french fries are expected to become shorter by an inch, Fox News reported. Also Read - National French Fry Day 2020: What This Day is All About And Why it is Celebrated on July 13
This would particularly affect Belgium since ‘fries’ (Belgian version of french fries) is the country’s signature dish. The European country has about 5,000 friteries selling fries which are usually served with a large variety of Belgian sauces or mayonnaise, eaten either on their own or with other snacks. Also Read - Chemical In McDonald’s Fries Could Cure Baldness, Japanese Scientists Say
While Belgium will be taking the hardest hit, France and Britain are also expected to suffer shorter fries.