Frozen fries the start of an ambitious import substitution plan for Papua New Guinea


A brand-new factory in the Highlands has begun processing locally grown potatoes. This is part of an ambitious import substitution plan that could provide thousands of jobs, cut the price of frozen foods and save valuable foreign currency.

Southern Highlands Province: Papua New Guinea Business Guide


Southern Highlands Province has lush, high valleys sandwiched between limestone peaks. Most of the natural vegetation is rainforest, with alpine woods and grasslands above 3,000 metres. Swamps occur at all levels.

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