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United Kingdom signs deal to allowing seed potato export to China

United Kingdom signs deal allowing seed potato export to China

August 27, 2018
The United Kingdom has signed a major deal allowing the export of seed potatoes to China. The deal is expected to bring major benefits to Scotland, with around 70% of the 100,000 tonnes of seed potatoes exported annually from the UK coming from Scottish farms.
Continuing drought and extreme heat a disaster for the potato harvest and processors

Continuing drought and extreme heat a disaster for the potato harvest and processors

August 08, 2018
The extreme heat and drought is a disaster for the upcoming potato harvest. And for processors too: in Belgium, potato chips manufacturer Roger&Roger (Croky) temporarily halts production of some its flavours to manage the lack of potato supply.
Tasmanian potato growers want better contract with McCain Foods

Tasmanian potato growers want better contract with McCain Foods

August 06, 2018
A Northern Tasmanian farmer has lashed out at McCain over contract potato pricing, as Australian consumer watchdog ACCC begins an investigation into the potato processor.
For now, no decrease in potato price in India

For now, no decrease in potato price in India

July 09, 2018
Potato prices in India are not going to come down in the near future as the production of the crop has been reportedly around 20 per cent lower this year in potato growing states.
USDA buys large amount of red potatoes to increase the market price

USDA buys large amount of red potatoes to 'reduce the strain on red potato producers'

July 02, 2018
Red Potato Farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota helped out by a $3 million in purchase of red potatoes for nutrition assistance programs through U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).
Polish Potato Growers protest against low prices

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

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

Agrico sees volume growth in sales 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

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

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.

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