Potato News from Jordan
10,000 tonnes of potatoes blocked from entry into Jordan
October 25, 2017
The Jordan Ministry of Agriculture on Sunday said that a shipment at the Aqaba Port, Jordan, carrying 10,000 tonnes of potatoes allegedly infested with potato cyst nematodes, will not be allowed into the country.
Potato Prices in Jordan expected to rise after frost
February 03, 2016
The price of potatoes in Jordan is expected to increase as a significant acreage of the field crop was damaged when temperatures dipped below zero last week.
Jordan willing to regulate potato prices
July 22, 2015
The Secretary General of the Jordanian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply, Yousef Shammali, stressed the importance of a commitment from all relevant authorities to enforce proper rules governing the functioning of the potato market in order to prevent price distortions.