Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020
October 27, 2020
Potato harvest in Canada is complete in most provinces with the exception of Quebec, according to this final crop report of the season prepared by the United Potato Growers of Canada
Europatat welcomes Romans Vorss as new Technical Affairs Director
October 27, 2020
The European Potato Trade Association Europatat has appointed Romans Vorss as the new Technical Affairs Director of the Association, with effect as of 26 October 2020.
South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months
October 23, 2020
Since mid-June, potato prices have been on average 46% higher than in the same period last year. In four months, the average market price of a 10kg
bag has rocketed from below R35 to R83.
Retailers still charge higher than govt-set price of potato
October 23, 2020
Potato was sold for Tk 42 to Tk 48 a kg in retail markets in the capital yesterday, a day after the government fixed the retail price at Tk 35.
Intersur Produce Cada Daño más de 100.000 Toneladas de Patatas en España y Francia
October 19, 2020
La empresa sevillana Intersur 2011 y la compañía albaceteña Agromar Hispana han creado el grupo Intersur, que produce ya más de 100.000 toneladas de patatas con destino a empaquetadores que las venden a los supermercados.
Russian Federation increased potato exports by 36 percent
October 16, 2020
In the first nine months of this year, Russia exported 254,8 thousand tons of potatoes (food and seed), which is almost 36% more than in the same period last year.
Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick
October 15, 2020
With the harvest season underway, the impact of summer's drought-like conditions is being unearthed in New Brunswick. Due to a lack of rainfall during the growing season, potato farmers say their yields are down significantly for fall 2020.
Brexit reality dawns for Irish potato growers
October 14, 2020
The potato trade has been warned to have all seed potatoes for next year’s crop imported from Britain by December 31. A trade notice issued by the Irish Department of Agriculture said imports of 'certified seed and ware potatoes' from Britain will be prohibited from the end of 2020 when the UK leaves the EU.
Harvesting, prices and future plans: the potato situation in the regions of Russia
October 10, 2020
Since the start of autumn, potato producers in the regions of Russia have been facing many challenges, new and old. In the Russian Federation, the average annual volume of potatoes used for food purposes is estimated to be at 13-14 million tons, which makes potato one of the most important crops in Russia. In this article, we present information about the potato situation in various regions of Russia.
Study Shows More US Households are Purchasing Potatoes
October 07, 2020
US Fresh potato sales increased significantly from July 2019 through June 2020, and so did the number of households buying potatoes. Eighty-eight percent of households purchased potatoes on an average of 10 times during the 52-week period.
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