June 13, 2018
Effective immediately frozen potato products entering Mexico from the United States under Harmonized code 2004.1 will be assessed a 20% tariff.
May 21, 2018
Last month, potato cooperative Agrico announced to its members an average indication price for seed potatoes of € 26.00 per 100 kg in 2017. The price is for all sizes and classes and is higher than at the beginning of the season was expected.
May 10, 2018
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimate that the growers in the 5 leading potato growing countries will plant 0,4% more potatoes than last year.
May 06, 2018
Sri Lanka's Ministry of Finance has announced that the special commodity levy on imported big onions and potatoes had been increased with effect from midnight Wednesday, May 2nd.
May 06, 2018
Two potato packaging companies in Germany have been fined a total of € 13.2 million (USD 15.8 million) for price fixing related to their supplies to the Metro Supermarket group.
April 16, 2018
Organisations representing potato farmers in Belgium and France, have started a project (interreg-GEPOS) to look for alternative destinations for potatoes in Belgium and the North of France in seasons marked by large surpluses.
March 22, 2018
Higher potato prices are reported in various states of India (Punjab, West-Bengal), offering relief (Punjab) or even a windfall (West-Bengal) for farmers.
March 07, 2018
El Gobierno logró impulsar la primera venta de papa blanca al mercado brasilero. Se trata de un lote de 20 toneladas de la variedad Yungay, que beneficiará a productores de Junín, Huánuco, Ayacucho y Huancavelica.
March 06, 2018
The USDA reported the preliminary estimated value for the Idaho® Potato crop of 2017 at USD 1.2 billion, a 22.7% leap from the previous year.