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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.
COVID-19 crashes European potato processing

COVID-19 crashes European potato processing

April 07, 2020
In mainland Europe the widespread closure of restaurants and other food service outlets has meant that demand for processed potato products has fallen significantly.
AHDB officially launches Potato Data Centre at BP2017

AHDB Potatoes officially launches Potato Data Centre at BP2017

November 17, 2017
AHDB Potatoes will officially launch its Potato Data Centre (PDC) at BP2017 at Harrogate on 22 and 23 November.
United Kingdom: January Potato Stocks reach parity with 2016 levels

United Kingdom: January Potato Stocks reach parity with 2016 levels

March 17, 2017
Potato stock levels in Great Britain at the end of January 2017 were at a similar level as at the same time in 2016, despite a four-year low yield, according an AHDB survey of grower stocks.
Unusual market dynamics in Northern-European potato trade

Unusual market dynamics in Northern-European potato trade

October 26, 2016
Currency and supply dynamics are affecting the relative price of British processing potatoes compared to supplies from Belgium and the Netherlands.
UK retailer Tesco introduces three-year contracts for potato growers and packers

UK retailer Tesco introduces three-year contracts for potato growers and packers

July 06, 2016
UK Supermarket chain Tesco has announced it will issue contracts worth £12 million over three years to help support British Agriculture, and become the first retailer in the UK to introduce new long term contracts for potato growers and packers.
Potato prices in the United Kingdom have risen sharply

Potato prices in the United Kingdom have risen sharply

June 15, 2016
Since the start of 2016, potato prices in the United Kingdom have risen more steeply than at any other period since 2000.
Potato Council publishes annual market intelligence report on GB potatoes

Potato Council publishes annual market intelligence report on GB potatoes

March 29, 2015
Late last week, the Potato Council published its annual GB Potatoes Market Intelligence report, wrapping up all key information about the GB potato market in order to inform decision-making and provide answers for common questions about the industry.
Distribution Potato Production United Kingdom

Issues in the UK potato sector require closer relationships

February 26, 2015
Better relationships between UK potato growers and the rest of the supply chain are needed if the sector is to cope with its current downturn.
Potato Prices Great Britain

Even larger EU 2014/15 potato crops weighing on prices

February 01, 2015
Production estimates in North-Western Europe, already known to be strong, have seen upwards revisions following the receipt of additional yield data - now exceeding 28Mt from a record 547,000ha.

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