Polish Potato Growers protest against low prices
June 26, 2018
For the second time in just a few weeks, Polish potato producers have protested against low prices.
Mexico Puts Tariffs on US Frozen Potato Products in Response to Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
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.
Agrico sees sales grow in tons of seed potatoes
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.
Despite current low prices, more potatoes planted in North-western Europe
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.
Potato Prices in Bangladesh up due to tight supply
May 08, 2018
Over the last month, potato prices in Dhaka, Bangladesh have seen large increases, as supplies are tight.
Two German Potato Packers fined ‎€13.2 million for price fixing
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.
Sri Lanka increases import taxes of potatoes as local prices drop.
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.
Searching for the occasional market for excess potatoes
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.
India: Higher Potato Prices reported in Punjab, West-Bengal
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.
Perú empezó a exportar papa blanca al Brasil
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.