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Hungarian Potato Growers Squeezed: Low Prices AND Low Yields

Hungarian Potato Growers Squeezed: Low Prices AND Low Yields

September 30, 2017
Potato growers in Hungary are in a tough position as potato prices are low. On top of that, yield has been negatively affected by heat and quality is far from optimal.
New french fry manufacturer in India Amul sets up shop near competition in Gujarat

Indian Dairy Coop GCMMF (Amul) enters french fry market and promises Gujarat farmers better prices

September 30, 2017
In India, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is starting the production of frozen French Fries in October of this year. They have set up shop in North Gujarat, close to McCain Foods India and Hyfun Frozen Foods
Potato Production United States 2016: USDA-NASS publishes 'Potatoes 2016 (Summary)'

Potato Production United States: USDA-NASS publishes 'Potatoes 2016 (Summary)'

September 19, 2017
Potato Production United States 2016: the USDA-NASS has just published its most extensive report on last year's potato production: 'Potatoes 2016 (Summary)'
Potato Production North-western-Europe up 13.5 percent compared to last year

Potato Production North-western Europe up 13.5 percent compared to last year

September 18, 2017
For the current European potato harvest, the North-western-European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimate the total potato production at 27.9 million tons for the five NEPG countries (Belgium, Germany, France, The Netherlands and Great Britain). This is up 13.5 percent compared to last season.
Aardappelproduktie Noord-west Europa 13.5 procent hoger dan vorig jaar

Aardappelproduktie Noord-west Europa 13.5 procent hoger dan vorig jaar

September 17, 2017
Op basis van proefrooiingen en praktijkresultaten verwacht de NEPG een totale oogst van 27,9 miljoen ton aan consumptieaardappelen in Noord-west Europa. Dat is 13,5% hoger dan vorig jaar.
Dutch Potato Industry introduces national potato quotation: potatoNL. National potato Price

Dutch Potato Industry introduces a national potato quotation: potatoNL

September 17, 2017
The Dutch Potato Industry is introducing PotatoNL, a national potato quotation. The first PotatoNL national potato quotation will start on 14 November 2017
Inspecting the harvested potatoes as they are loaded for transport to the packing plant

Acreage Reduction in Pacific Northwest means Better Potato Prices

September 05, 2017
The spring weather in Oregon may not have been ideal, but potato farmer Tony Amstad, owner of Amstad Farms, is still pleasantly surprised with the size and quality of his early season potatoes.
Colombia: Cultivadores de papa en Boyacá anuncian crisis por producción a pérdida

Colombia: Cultivadores de papa en Boyacá anuncian crisis por producción a pérdida

August 28, 2017
Los campesinos se solidarizaron con los arroceros en paro, y culparon de su crisis a las importaciones de producto dentro de otras razones.
Así operaba en cartel de la papa en los EU

Así operaba en cartel de la papa en los Estados Unidos

August 09, 2017
Un reciente estudio revela que los estadounidenses pagaron más por las papas que consumían debido a acuerdos establecidos entre cooperativas de productores. El cartel llegó a controlar el 60% de la producción en 2005.
Uttar Pradesh Farmers hand out Potatoes for Free in Delhi to protest low prices

Uttar Pradesh Farmers hand out Potatoes for Free in Delhi to protest low prices

July 24, 2017
Last Wednesday in Delhi, potato farmers from Uttar Pradesh handed out free potatoes to the public in protest against the steeply falling prices of the vegetable in Agra.

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