News on The Potato Supply Chain from Estonia
Farmers in Estonia have started cereal, potato harvest
July 23, 2022
Farmers in Central Estonia have started the cereal and potato harvest. Despite the cool spring and dry summer, this year's results are good. Potatoes from the Rebase Farm near Aravete have already reached the market, Friday's "Aktuaalne kaamera" reported.
Threefold drop in Estonian potato cultivation in past decade
May 17, 2021
Potato growing in Estonia has seen a three-fold decline in the past decade, ETV news show "Aktuaalne kaamera" (AK) reported Tuesday. Farmers are blaming the unprofitability of growing the tuber – which only makes money one year out of every three, they say.
Estonian Potato Growers receive emergency support from government
March 05, 2018
Estonian Potato Growers who were unable to harvest part of their crops due to excessive rainfall last fall will receive financial support from their government.
Poland and Russia are trying to Buy up Estonia's Potatoes
October 14, 2010
Floods in Poland and a drought in Russia have wiped out large portions of the potato harvests in those countries, prompting their buyers to turn abroad in search of spuds.