Potatoes were the star of North Korean food propaganda in the 1990s when the country faced a severe famine. As the economic situation improved, the humble spud retreated from North Korean media.
The root vegetable is now making a comeback. State media has prominently featured the potato in movies, news reports and culinary shows.
BBC Monitoring’s Pratik Jakhar explains what it may mean.
Video produced by Suniti Singh
- 12 hours ago
- BBC News