Potatoes have been the star of North Korean meals propaganda within the Nineties when the nation confronted a extreme famine. Because the financial state of affairs improved, the common-or-garden spud retreated from North Korean media.
The foundation vegetable is now making a comeback. State media has prominently featured the potato in films, information reviews and culinary reveals.
BBC Monitoring’s Pratik Jakhar explains what it could imply.
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