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Russian potato market: prices are steadily increasing
October 04, 2021
In the Russian potato market, the upward trend in prices continues, and they just reached a record level over the past few years, analysts of the EastFruit project report.
Frozen French Fries Production in China Expands
October 04, 2021
In a recent report USDA-FAS forecasts a fresh potato production in China of 94 million tons for marketing year 2021/22. This is a 5% decrease from the estimated 99 million tons in the previous year, a result of decreased acreage.
United States potato sales strong in marketing year 2020-2021
October 02, 2021
The marketing year that ended in June 2021 was unlike any year the US potato industry has ever experienced. With pandemic restrictions ebbing and flowing from June 2020 to July 2021, sales at foodservice fluctuated while retail purchases remained extremely strong throughout the year.
Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock
August 29, 2021
The toll that hot dry weather took on the Red River Valley 2021 potato crop won’t be visible until harvest begins in a few weeks, but it’s already clear it has affected yields and quality.
Five million kilos of unsold potatoes in the Canary Islands
August 27, 2021
The Canary Islands Farmers and Ranchers Association (ASAGA Canarias ASAJA, for its acronym in Spanish) has made a call to encourage consumers to prioritize in their purchases the potato of Canarian origin.
Seeking a solution to the seed potato stand-off between Europe and the United Kingdom and
August 26, 2021
NFU Scotland vice president Andrew Connon has described the post-Brexit cessation of seed exports to Europe as 'purely political and totally unacceptable'.
U.S. potato exports recover in Marketing Year 2020/21
August 23, 2021
Exports from the U.S. were impacted by reduced demand and shipping problems starting in January 2020; this reduced demand carried through the end of 2020.
Expiration of anti-dumping tariffs on fries leaves South African potato industry vulnerable
July 28, 2021
Anti-dumping tariffs on frozen French fries imported from the Netherlands and Germany have expired, leaving the South African potato industry vulnerable to ‘dumping’.