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
Potato Yield in 2010 :221698.00Hg/HaCalculated data
Potato Production in 2010 :15541.00tonnesOfficial data
Potato Seed in 2010 :911.30tonnesCalculated data
Potato Area Harvested in 2010 :701.00HaOfficial data
Potato Price at Producer in 2010 :357.90USD/tonneOfficial data
Potato Yield in 2009 :143843.00Hg/HaCalculated data
Potato Production in 2009 :10069.00tonnesOfficial data
Consumption Statistics Malta
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1994:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1993:62.42kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1993:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1992:42.67kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1992:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1991:49.15kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1991:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
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