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Potatoes are getting cheaper in Moldova, due to import from the Ukraine

September 28, 2023
Since last week, the level of wholesale prices for potatoes began to decline on the Moldovan market; the product fell in price by an average of 14% to 6 LEI0/kg (USD 0.33/kg).
Seed potatoes with small green sprouts

Challenging 2023 Season for European Seed Potatoes

September 21, 2023
The European seed potato industry has a long history of producing and supplying high-quality planting material to European and overseas growers.
A good season for Jersey Royals, but at what cost?

A good season for Jersey Royals, but at what cost?

September 21, 2023
Jersey Potato exporters were able to negotiate a better price from UK supermarkets this year to help cover rising costs but blight and poor weather meant it was still a difficult season.
Seed potato exports to Northern Ireland to restart from 30 September

Seed potato export from Scotland to Northern Ireland to resume starting September 30

September 16, 2023
Gordon MP Richard Thomson has welcomed confirmation from DEFRA that exports of seed potatoes from Scotland to Northern Ireland can restart from September 30, but has reacted with disbelief that the UK Government hasn’t raised the issue of exports to the EU since March.
Harvesting potatoes in the Netherlands in August 2023 (Courtesy: Dewulf)

Average potato production in North-western-Europe threatened by quality issues

September 14, 2023
The last 4 months was not easy going for the potato production in the NEPG region. But despite the difficult weather conditions, first yield estimates suggest a return to multi-year averages, with an estimated harvest of around 23 million tonnes of potatoes.
Dick Hylkema, director of the Nederlandse Aardappel Organisatie (NAO)

Dutch potato chain could play a very important international role

September 12, 2023
The Netherlands' development as an agricultural country and retaining enough farmland. And ensuring potatoes remain in Dutch consumers' minds.
Potatoes in retail

Potato prices in Ukraine are going down fast and are already lower than last year

September 01, 2023
Since the beginning of the week, potato prices in Ukraine have decreased significantly. The main reason for negative trends in the potato market was the beginning of harvesting in the key production regions and, as a result, an increase in the potato supply.
José Peláez, manager, and David González, commercial director of Patatas Arrebola

Patatas Arrebola invierte 9 millones de euros en sus nuevas instalaciones en La Rinconada Natalia Ortiz

July 17, 2023
Más de 50 años de trabajo consolidan a Patatas Arrebola como uno de los principales nombres en el sector de la patata. La compañía, de carácter familiar, trabaja para ser el proveedor de referencia para la gran distribución, y la distribución tradicional, en el sur de la Península.

Freshly harvested potatoes

United Kingdom Potato volumes expected to be low despite good growing conditions

July 16, 2023
The UK potato sector has been going through a better spell this year, but it did take a long time for the potato shortage to feed back to growers as there was still crop from the previous year on the market and the prices didn’t increase until around mid-May.
Potato harvest in France

La Comisión Europea autoriza una ayudas de 5 millones de euros para apoyar a los productores de patatas franceses en el contexto de la guerra en Ucrania

July 14, 2023
La Comisión Europea ha autorizado un régimen de ayudas francés por valor de 5 millones de euros para apoyar a los productores de patata de fécula en el contexto de la guerra de Rusia contra Ucrania.


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