Due to the late potato harvest the NEPG delays publication yield estimates till late November
October 30, 2016
As a result of the late potato harvest in the North-western European countries (BE, DE, FR, NL, UK), the potato growers organisation NEPG has decided to postpone publication of its annual yield estimates till the third week of November.
Door late aardappeloogst is de publicate van de NEPG oogstverwachting uitgesteld tot November
October 27, 2016
Als gevolg van de late aardappeloogst in alle NEPG landen (BE, DE, FR, NL, UK) is besloten om de bekend making van de officiële NEPG oogstverwachting cijfers uit te stellen naar de derde week november.
Market Basket Survey: US Food prices down 8% compared to last year, but potatoes slightly more expensive
September 29, 2016
Lower retail prices for several foods, including eggs, whole milk, cheddar cheese, chicken breast, sirloin tip roast and ground chuck resulted in a decrease in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey. However, potato prices were up slightly.
Potato Processors Kenya initiate contract farming to deal with shortage of potatoes for processing
September 09, 2016
In a sign of a maturing market, two potato processing companies in Kenya - Tropical Heat - a snack manufacturer - and Sereni Fries said they will sign contracts with growers to supply 600 tonnes of potatoes every month in order to assure their supply of potatoes suitable for processing.