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What are the thread like strings in my potatoes?
This is quite uncommon, but since potatoes don’t have thread-like properties within this is usually associated with the surrounding packaging. Especially so when the potatoes are packed in a burlap-like container. The potatoes can sometimes have minute traces of the thready material stick through the packing, washing and preparation cycles.
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