Potato cooperative Agrico reports progress to its memebers
December 23, 2018
Last week, potato collective Agrico held its central general members’ meeting. At this well attended meeting, the annual report 2017/2018 was presented and new board members were appointed.
NEPG estimates potato harvest 2018
November 08, 2018
The total potato harvest in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France in 2018 will be at least 20 percent lower than last year, according to the latest estimates of the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG).
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive
November 03, 2018
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Colombia moves ahead with anti-dumping tax on the import of frozen french fries
November 02, 2018
According to a news release of the Colombian government an anti-dumping duty is recommended on the import of frozen potatoes from companies in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Medidas ‘antidumping’ a la importación de papa congelada
November 01, 2018
El Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia, recomendó imponer, en forma definitiva, derechos antidumping a las importaciones de este tipo de papa procedente de Bélgica, Holanda y Alemania.
Philippines lowers tax rate on potato import for chip manufacturers
October 30, 2018
A new order issued in the Philip[pines allows for the import of more potatoes at a low rate (3%), exclusively for use for the production of potato chips
Turkish potato growers confronted with rising production costs
October 01, 2018
Due to increasing production costs related to the devaluation of the Turkish lira, profit margins of potato growers are declining by the day
AVEBE pays out full result to its starch potato growers and increases advance
September 23, 2018
Dutch potato starch manufacterer Avebe has announced that the advance payment for potatoes delivered is being increased to 67 euros a tonne and that the full result of the cooperative will go to the members.
Potatoes Annual Summary: 2017 US Potato Production Up Slightly
September 18, 2018
Earlier this month, USDA-NASS published its annual report 'Potatoes 2017 Summary; September 2018'. The 2017 data indicate a slight increase of the total potato production in the United States compared to the previous year.
Azerbaijan doubles import duty on potatoes
September 06, 2018
Starting 5 September Azerbaijan has doubled customs duty on imported potatoes. Until October 31, the import duties on imported potatoes will be 30%
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