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South Australian New Season Baby Potatoes Auction scheduled for November 1.
October 23, 2013
The South Australian New Season Baby Potatoes Auction will be held at an Industry Dinner on Friday 1 November 2013. This annual auction is organised by Potatoes South Australia Inc.
Farmers fight to reclaim the 'British New Potato'
August 12, 2013
Furious potato growers are going head to head with supermarkets and restaurants in a campaign to reclaim the "British New Potato".
'Crazy' potato market spurs early digs in Wisconsin
August 07, 2013
In a typical year, potato growers who start digging their crop too soon give up some of their potential yield by harvesting immature spuds. But growers who wait this year may miss out on unheard-of prices.
Spain: Potato harvest in Murcia 27% up this year
August 07, 2013
The Council of Agriculture and Water of the Spanish Region of Murcia estimates this year's potato production to reach 100,027 tonnes;an increase of 27% compared to the previous campaign.
The taste of summer at Sainsbury: British Gems
June 13, 2013
Greenvale, the UK’s leading potato supplier, will be celebrating the return of this season’s British Gems baby new potatoes in Sainsbury’s with a marketing campaign heralding the great British summer and a season jam-packed with iconic British events.
Late North Florida potato volume brings higher prices
May 21, 2013
As north Florida begins spring volume up to two weeks late, buyers can expect lower red potato supplies to keep demand high and prices above normal.
Florida potato fields take hit with recent freeze
February 19, 2013
Some of Florida's potato crops (Hastings and East Palatka) took a hit when freezing temperatures moved through the area Sunday night and Monday morning.
First South Australian baby potatoes go for a good price
November 12, 2012
At the inaugural auction of new season baby potatoes recently, bidding reached an impressive $3000. This was for 15kgs so that means the potatoes actually sold for $200,000 per tonne! Mr Tom Penna of Elders transferred his highly regarded auctioneering...
Harvest time for 'baby potatoes' in South Australia
October 18, 2012
The start of the annual harvest highlights the success of the potato industry which is providing an economic bonanza in South Australia, becoming the success story of the state's $2.5 billion horticulture sector in the past decade.
Good season expected for the Andalusian early potato
May 02, 2012
Despite suffering a downward trend in recent years and the general crisis, the sector of the Andalusian Early Potato, encompassed in Asociafruit, expects a fruitful campaign. Although the reduction in area slows down to around 10-15% over last season...