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With 40% cold stores in Punjab flooded with old crops, potato glut likely this year too
Potato farmers in the Indian state Punjab are headed for another season of dwindling profits because the cold storage facilities are still flooded with old crop - and several other states are in a similar situation.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
AHDB officially launches Potato Data Centre at BP2017
AHDB Potatoes will officially launch its Potato Data Centre (PDC) at BP2017 at Harrogate on 22 and 23 November.
Unofficial Estimate US Potato Production 2017: between 0 and 3 percent below last year
The USDA has provided a first - unofficial - estimate on the total potato production in the United States in its 'Vegetables and Pulses Outlook' published October 27: between 0 and 3 percent below last year
Production of potatoes for consumption in the Netherlands up 27 percent, exceeds 4 million tonnes
Earlier today Statistics Netherlands (CBS) published its latest update of the potato harvest of 2017 in the Netherlands. Total production of potatoes for consumption for the first time since 2000 exceeded 4 million tonnes, an increase of 27 percent compared to 2016!
New Zealand potato prices almost double in a decade
The price of potatoes in New Zealand has almost doubled in the last 10 years, according to Statistics New Zealand.
Potato breeder HZPC books record turnover and gross profit
HZPC, world leader in potato breeding, announced during the shareholders’ meeting on 5 October that a consolidated net turnover of €318.5 million has been determined for the financial year 2016/17. The gross profit is €59.3 million and the net result is €8.5 million.
Hungarian Potato Growers Squeezed: Low Prices AND Low Yields
Potato growers in Hungary are in a tough position as potato prices are low. On top of that, yield has been negatively affected by heat and quality is far from optimal.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
New french fry manufacturer in India Amul sets up shop near competition in Gujarat
In India, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is starting the production of frozen French Fries in October of this year. They have set up shop in North Gujarat, close to McCain Foods India and Hyfun Frozen Foods