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Farmers despair at the loss of EUR 2 million markets, as potato prices tumble.

Malta's potato exports dry up

June 02, 2020
Potato farmers are in 'utter despair' after learning they will not be able to export their crops this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
First new potatoes on Malta harvested

First new potatoes on Malta harvested

March 25, 2020
Kees Schouten, from Altena Potatoes: 'The question is how the market will respond to new potatoes in these turbulent times'.
Harvesting potatoes in Malta (Courtesy: Malta Derby Potatoes)

Potato Industry of Malta continues decline

April 04, 2018
Over a decade, Potato Exports from Malta fell from 7,200 tonnes in 2004 crop to just 3,100 tonnes in 2014, a massive 56% drop.
Eerste aardappelen uit Malta.

Eerste Malta-aardappelen gearriveerd bij aardappelgroothandel Altena

March 18, 2011
De eerste truck met echte voorjaarsoogst Malta-aardappelen is vanmorgen per truck bij Aardappelgroothandel Altena in Wijk en Aalburg gearriveerd.

Malta Potatoes now exported to five countries

August 10, 2010
Production of potatoes in Malta is growing and exports, which up to a few years ago only went to the Netherlands, have now diversified to the UK, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, Resources Minister George Pullicino said today.

First Maltese potatoes arrive in Europe

March 12, 2010
This week the first Maltese potatoes arrived in Europe. The growing season in Malta this year has been exceptional. Because they were able to plant early, the harvest is three weeks earlier than last year. Above all the growers (cooperation) is very ha...

Potato Cultivation in Malta down 41%

March 15, 2009
A reduction of 41% in land available for potato growing in Malta since European Union accession is being blamed on the EU’s higher standards of consumer protection, the rural affairs ministry has told MaltaToday.Ministry official Karmenu Abela explaine...


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