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French fries, sweet cherries and Chinese tariffs: Washington state exporters brace for next phase in trade war

At F.C Bloxom Produce Company, Brian Bernard, left, is export manager and Bill Bloxom, right, is 3rd generation family owner. They’re in their SoDo warehouse, with onions and potatoes in the background.

Paul Roberts story for business page 210297

For Washington state’s farmers and food processors, the costs of the U.S.-China trade war may linger for years.

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