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Potato News from Ireland

In Ireland, 5% of the potatoes is still to be dug.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) estimates that 5% of the potato crop across the country remains in the ground. That said some farmers have a lot more acres remaining than others, depending on the weather they were greeted with in the past few months.
Domestic Potato Market Report
In Ireland, dryer weather is welcomed this week by areas where harvesting conditions are problematic, particularly Donegal. This dry period will hopefully aid the digging of the main Rooster crop. National Potato Day takes place on October 4th this year.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Quality of Irish Potatoes looking great
In Ireland, digging of new season Rooster continues and increased prepack volumes are available on supermarket shelves this week. Excellent quality is reported to date of the main season crop.
Teagasc and IPM Potato Group Sign New 15 Year Partnership Agreement
Teagasc and IPM Potato Group (IPM) have recently signed a new fifteen year agreement in Oak Park, Carlow.
Monday, July 15, 2019
Only two years to go until the 11th World Potato Congress in Ireland
Ireland and a World Potato Congress are completely synonymous. Because of history and tradition, Ireland’s relationship with the potato is unique. In the late sixteenth century, the potato made its way from Peru to Ireland.
Trends in the Global Potato Starch market
According to a recent Market Research Report, the global potato starch market reached a volume of 3.7 Million Tons in 2018 and is expected to grow to 4.4 Million tons by 2024.