News on Potatoes in Retail from Asia
Bangladesh Government reports record potato production, yet prices are going up
September 01, 2023Potato prices in Bangladesh are soaring even though farmers this year grew a record 1.04 crore tonnes, cutting the buying power of consumers, especially fixed and low-income people already battered by sustained high inflation.
India to Continue license-free Potato Import from Bhutan for Another Year
July 16, 2023The extension of the existing import policy for potato between India and Bhutan brings clarity and eliminates the need for additional documentation.
Pakistan has become the top exporter of potatoes to Uzbekistan
December 05, 2022According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan imported 404100 tonnes of potatoes worth USD 65.9 million from 16 countries in January-October 2022.
S V Agri solves the problem of Potato Seeds faced by the Indian farmers
July 25, 2022A program of signing the MoU was organized in the conference hall of Maharana Pratap Horticulture University, Karnal. Siddhi Vinayak Agri Ltd. Hemant Gaur, Managing Director, Vice Chancellor Prof. Samar Singh was welcomed with a bouquet of flowers.
Food crisis in Ukraine... South Korean domestic potato prices soar
May 16, 2022Potato prices continue to rise. At the Garak Market in Seoul on the 4th, a box of 20 kg of potatoes was sold at KRW 75,367 (about USD 58.48). Compared to the average value (48,105 won) from 2019 to 2021, it rose by 57%.
Atzmona: challenging events are impacting potato export from Israel this season
March 08, 2022Harsh weather conditions during last summer and suboptimal harvest conditions leads to uncertain potato quality and an earlier-than-usual demand for imported potatoes.
Historic display of US chipping potatoes at tradeshow in Shanghai, China
November 27, 2021This historic event, which is helping to pave the way for commercial shipments of U.S. chip-stock to China, was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and speeches by U.S. government officials and representatives from Potatoes USA.
China: Positive demand for potatoes could raise prices
November 01, 2021At this stage, the sales volume of warehousing potatoes in the northern first cropping area of potato is not large, and the price is mainly stable.
Kumpir and other potato dishes you probably never heard of
August 20, 2021Kumpir takes first place in this as it is more of a street food that is closely associated with Istanbul’s Ortaköy district. It is a baked potato that gets mashed in its own peel with some butter and chees.
Bangladesh Retailers still charge higher than govt-set price of potato
October 23, 2020Potato 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.