Advanced Search
Two German Potato Packers fined ‎€13.2 million for price fixing

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.

Sri Lanka increases import duties on 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

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

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

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.
Idaho Potato Crop of 2017 valued at $1.2 billion, a 22.7% increase!

USDA estimates the 2017 Idaho Potato Crop Value at $1.2 billion, up 22.7 percent

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.
Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa

Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa

March 06, 2018
Un libro publicado por el Banco Mundial cuenta cómo los agricultores andinos venden sus variedades de papas nativas a mejores precios, gracias al trabajo del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) y sus socios.
Potato Farmers in Bangladesh worried by fall potato price

Potato Farmers in Bangladesh worried by drop in potato price

March 05, 2018
Potato growers of the Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh are worried that they might not be able to recover the production cost due to sudden drop in the prices of the vegetable in the ongoing harvesting season.
Amount of stored potatoes in Europe high compared to previous years

Amount of stored potatoes in Europe high compared to previous years

March 01, 2018
The North-Western European Potato Growers report on volume and condition of the potatoes still in storage
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until 2019

Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until 2019

February 27, 2018
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until January 1, 2019. The measure is intended to eliminate the shortage of potatoes in the domestic market and to curb rising prices

Filters

Help