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The Potato Sector
On the island of Malta 700 ha of potatoes were grown (2013), resulting in a total yield of 12600 tonnes.

Malta is well know for its early potatoes, many of the potato variety Alpha. These early potatoes are mostly exported to Europe, in March, April and May.

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Video presentation of the potato industry in Malta (Courtesy: Malta Derby Potatoes)

Agricultural Statistics Malta

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Potato Area Harvested in 2014: 700.00 ha Official data
Potato Yield in 2013: 180,629.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Potato Yield in 2013: 180,000.00 Hg/Ha Calculated data
Potato Production in 2013: 12,644.00 tonnes Official data
Potato Production in 2013: 12,600.00 tonnes Official data
Potato Seed in 2013: 910.00 tonnes Calculated data
Potato Area Harvested in 2013: 700.00 ha Official data

Consumption Statistics Malta

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Item-consumption: translated
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2004: 66.81 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2004: 0.03 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2003: 68.69 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2003: 0.01 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2002: 73.32 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2002: 0.01 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2001: 72.09 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)