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In Georgia, potato prices hit historic lows, stocks are at record levels, and imports are increasing

In Georgia, potato prices hit historic lows, stocks are at record levels, and imports are increasing

April 20, 2021
The Georgian team of EastFruit analysts draws attention to the unusual situation in the Georgian potato market this season.
Bengal’s potato output seen up by 16% on higher area, favourable weather

Bengal’s potato output seen up by 16% on higher area, favourable weather

April 02, 2021
Cold storages full at 97% capacity; bumper crop drags prices of the spud down.
Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

March 18, 2021
Potato cultivators in West Bengal were afraid they will face severe losses as the price of good quality seeds have skyrocketed even as the minimum support price (MSP) fixed has remained relatively low.
Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal

Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal

March 12, 2021
Retail prices of potatoes have risen marginally, given that farmers have been scrambling to stock up on the harvest, which has had a bumper production this year. This very bounty and the stockpiling is expected to keep potato prices stable over the next season.
Russian retail may offer economy-class potatoes and cucumbers for sale

Russian retail may offer economy-class potatoes and cucumbers for sale

February 04, 2021
The Potato Union of Russia sent a letter to the Association of Retail Companies (AKORT) and the Union of Independent Networks (SNS), in which it proposed introducing “economy-class” tubers into the assortment.
EU tariffs on US sweet potatoes increase 25%

EU tariffs on US sweet potatoes increase 25%

November 23, 2020
The European Union brought in $4 billion of tariffs earlier this month. The tariffs will affect a whole range of imported products, with grapefruit and sweet potatoes among them.
Potato harvest in full swing in North-western Europe; Average Yields expected.

Average Potato Yields expected in North-western Europe

September 14, 2020
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the overall consumption potato yields are on 5 years average level.
Avebe today announced the final campaign price of 76.50 euros per ton of potatoes to its members.

Starch Manufacturer Avebe will pay its members 76.50 euros per ton of potatoes

July 15, 2020
Dutch Potato Starch Manufacturer Avebe recently announced the final campaign price of 76.50 euros per ton of potatoes to its members.
Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports

Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports

May 29, 2020
Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
The harvest of new potato in Portugal started two weeks earlier

Harvest of new potato in Portugal starts two weeks early

April 14, 2020
New potato harvest started in last week, in Portugal. Due to the higher temperatures recorded in February and March, compared to last years, the earliest varieties reached the commercial size in advance.

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