Bangladesh imports over 2,000 tons of seed potato from the Netherlands
November 17, 2020
Bangladesh imports over 2,000 tons of seed potato from the Netherlands. Varieties include Diamond, Carolus, Margarita, Barcelona, and Accent.
Retailers still charge higher than govt-set price of potato
October 23, 2020
Potato was sold for Tk 42 to Tk 48 a kg in retail markets in the capital yesterday, a day after the government fixed the retail price at Tk 35.
Potato Farmers Bangladesh suffer as a result of the huge surplus this year
May 31, 2019
This year, the potato harvest in Bangladesh was about 150% of what the domestic need is. As a result prices have crashed and despite the high yields, farmers suffer as the can not sell their product.
Bangladesh intends to export surplus potatoes
February 26, 2019
Commerce Minister of Bangladesh, Tipu Munshi on Saturday said Bangladesh has a surplus production of potato after meeting domestic demand. Bangladesh intends to export the surplus.
Netherlands to provide around 1mn Euros for potato impact cluster in Bangladesh
February 12, 2019
The government of the Netherlands and Dutch businesses have inked an agreement to undertake a “potato impact cluster” project in Bangladesh.
Potato Prices in Bangladesh up due to tight supply
May 08, 2018
Over the last month, potato prices in Dhaka, Bangladesh have seen large increases, as supplies are tight.
Potato Farmers in Bangladesh worried by fall potato price
March 05, 2018
Potato growers of the Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh are worried that they might not be able to recover the production cost due to sudden drop in the prices of the vegetable in the ongoing harvesting season.
Dutch investors keen to invest in potato farming in Bangladesh
September 17, 2017
At Potato Europe, Dutch traders have shown their strong interest to invest in potato farming in Bangladesh aiming to increase the production.
Bangladesh expects huge potato surplus due to increased supply and sluggish demand
August 13, 2017
Cold storage operators in Bangladesh said between 15 and 20 lakh (2 million) tonnes of potato will remain unsold by the end of the year because of sluggish demand.
Late blight resistant potato variety Sarpo Mira gaining popularity in Bangladesh
February 15, 2017
The potato variety Sarpo Mira, highly resistant to late blight, is getting popular among farmers in the main potato-growing areas of Bangladesh, according to both farmers and officials.
Potato Production in Bangladesh hits all-time high
August 31, 2016
In the last fiscal year (FY'16), Bangladesh's potato production hit an all-time-high of 9.47 million tonnes, the latest data showed. However cold storage facilities showed little progress compared to the higher output.
Competitive international position of potatoes from Bangladesh
July 28, 2016
Ahiyan Impex Ltd. is a Bangladeshi exporter and importer of agricultural products which ships potatoes to various international destinations, including Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Dubai or Bahrain, and with interest to expand in Russia, despite some initial phytosanitary issues.