Potatoes were introduced to Europe in the 16th century, but only became seriously cultivated in Latvia in the 19th century. This involved extensive research in breeding potatoes suitable for Latvian conditions, and resistance to pests and diseases.
Landbouw Statistieken Letland
Potato Production in 2017 :408300.00tonnesOfficial data
Potato Yield in 2017 :189907.00hg/haCalculated data
Potato Area Harvested in 2017 :21500.00haOfficial data
Potato Production in 2016 :491600.00tonnesOfficial data
Potato Yield in 2016 :212814.00hg/haCalculated data
Potato Area Harvested in 2016 :23100.00haOfficial data
Potato Production in 2015 :497320.00tonnesOfficial data
Consumptie Statistiek Letland
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2011:92.63kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2011:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2010:93.51kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2010:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2009:112.24kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2009:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2008:111.18kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
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