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McDonald's Japan to limit fries to small size amid potato shortage

Sales restricted again with only small portions available for about a month

McDonald's is once again rationing fries at its restaurants in Japan.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- McDonald's Holdings Japan said Friday it will stop selling medium- and large-sized portions of fries for about a month, starting Sunday, due to delays in imports. This will mark the second time the Japanese company has restricted sales of fried potatoes after a weeklong suspension in late December.

Shipments of fried potatoes from Canada are facing delays due to heavy snowfall in that country and bad weather at sea, according to the company.

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