News on The Potato Supply Chain from Bhutan
India resumes import of potatoes from Bhutan, export yet to pick up
October 23, 2020
India on Saturday threw open its domestic market for certain agricultural commodities including potatoes from Bhutan.
Bhutan potato farmers have trouble transporting their potatoes
November 05, 2011
In Bhutan, potato farmers have seen the price of potato transport double and have no options but to take it. While the yield is good this year, farmers supplying potatoes from the six eastern dzongkhags to the auction yard in Samdrupjongkhar say tran...
East Bhutan supplies bumper potato crop
August 18, 2011
With more and more villages getting connected with farm roads, the Samdrupjongkhar auction yard is experiencing an increase flow of potatoes, according to officials. Food Corporation of Bhutan manager Purna Tamang in the border town said the potato su...
Bhutan potato farmers face strong price fluctuations
November 17, 2008
As the potato season draws to an close, farmers from Trashigang, the largest potato cultivating dzongkhag in eastern Bhutan, are rushing off to trade their last remains of the season in a bid to obtain the best price.But fluctuations in the price of po...
Bhutan potato farmers suffer from potato glut in India
July 21, 2008
On July 16, farmer Sonam Tshering, 55, from Paro, went down to Phuentsholing with 23 sacks of potato, optimistic of earning a good sum. He thought of how he would be able to meet the expenses of his two sons, both monks at Ramjam Rinpoche dratshang in ...