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PepsiCo proposes settlement to Gujarat potato farmers sued by it

Updated : April 27, 2019 05:38 PM IST

Nine farmers from Sabarkantha and Aravalli districts are being sued by PepsiCo for allegedly growing a variety of potatoes for which it has claimed Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights.
During a hearing in the commercial court here Friday, the firm offered to settle the dispute if the farmers gave the undertaking to purchase this specific variety of seeds from the company and thereafter sell the potato produced to it.
PepsiCo proposes settlement to Gujarat potato farmers sued by it
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