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Potato cooperative Agrico reports progress to its memebers
Last week, potato collective Agrico held its central general members’ meeting. At this well attended meeting, the annual report 2017/2018 was presented and new board members were appointed.
NEPG estimates potato harvest 2018
The total potato harvest in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France in 2018 will be at least 20 percent lower than last year, according to the latest estimates of the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG).
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Colombia moves ahead with anti-dumping tax on the import of frozen french fries
According to a news release of the Colombian government an anti-dumping duty is recommended on the import of frozen potatoes from companies in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Medidas ‘antidumping’ a la importación de papa congelada
El Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia, recomendó imponer, en forma definitiva, derechos antidumping a las importaciones de este tipo de papa procedente de Bélgica, Holanda y Alemania.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Philippines lowers tax rate on potato import for chip manufacturers
A new order issued in the Philip[pines allows for the import of more potatoes at a low rate (3%), exclusively for use for the production of potato chips
Turkish potato growers confronted with rising production costs
Due to increasing production costs related to the devaluation of the Turkish lira, profit margins of potato growers are declining by the day
AVEBE pays out full result to its starch potato growers and increases advance
Dutch potato starch manufacterer Avebe has announced that the advance payment for potatoes delivered is being increased to 67 euros a tonne and that the full result of the cooperative will go to the members.