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Export of potatoes for processing from India up over 40% YOY
Diciembre 12, 2022Export data show that from January to September 2022, India exported about 153,000 tons of fresh or refrigerated potatoes suitable for the production of potato chips, an increase of 42% compared to last year.
Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave
Mayo 12, 2022Potato production in the current crop year is estimated to be 53.60 mt, down from 56.17 mt last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture's first estimate of horticulture production.
Indian Government removes restrictions on potato imports from Bhutan
Julio 01, 2021With retail potato prices rising sharply over April and May, the government of India has decided to permit the import of Potatoes from Bhutan without any license up to June 30, 2022.
Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers
Marzo 18, 2021Potato cultivators in West Bengal were afraid they will face severe losses as the price of good quality seeds have skyrocketed even as the minimum support price (MSP) fixed has remained relatively low.
Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal
Marzo 12, 2021Retail prices of potatoes have risen marginally, given that farmers have been scrambling to stock up on the harvest, which has had a bumper production this year. This very bounty and the stockpiling is expected to keep potato prices stable over the next season.
Potato prices are getting more solid in Bengal, India
Septiembre 28, 2019Potato prices in West Bengal have firmed up by nearly 9 per cent in the last two months, a development caused by a steady demand from neighbouring states.
For now, no decrease in potato price in India
Julio 09, 2018Potato prices in India are not going to come down in the near future as the production of the crop has been reportedly around 20 per cent lower this year in potato growing states.
India: Higher Potato Prices reported in Punjab, West-Bengal
Marzo 22, 2018Higher potato prices are reported in various states of India (Punjab, West-Bengal), offering relief (Punjab) or even a windfall (West-Bengal) for farmers.