Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports
May 29, 2020
Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
COVID-19 crashes European potato processing
April 07, 2020
In mainland Europe the widespread closure of restaurants and other food service outlets has meant that demand for processed potato products has fallen significantly.
Vrije markt voor aardappelen ingestort door coronavirus
March 24, 2020
Due to COVID-19 the free market of potatoes has completely collapsed. The PCA/Fiwap and the Belgapom price quotation has been suspended because of a lack of transactions on the free market of potatoes.
The National Potato Council Welcomes the Signing of a Phase One Agreement between the US and China
January 15, 2020
Today the National Potato Council welcomed the signing of the Phase One Agreement reached between the United States and China by President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House.
Western Australian delegation visits Egypt to assess export opportunities seed potatoes
December 12, 2019
A trade delegation including Western Australian (WA) potato industry leaders toured Egypt in November, confirming the potential to export at least 10,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.
Lower potato prices in Ukraine not enough to stop Russian imports
December 10, 2019
Despite the fact that potato prices are declining in Ukraine, their reduction so far has not been sufficient to stop the huge flow of Russian imports.
HZPC certificate price down 10% to € 145.80 on last stock trading day
November 19, 2019
The value of the shares in HZPC Holding B.V., the world market leader in potato breeding, has been fixed at €145.80 during the recent stock trading day. This means the value of the certificate has once again decreased by the maximum (10%) that is allowed.
Potato Industry on Export Fast-track
October 22, 2019
Backed overwhelmingly by industry, the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia (PGAWA) is moving forward to establish an export entity by May 2020.
Codex Alimentarius approves global trade standard for ware potatoes proposed by India
October 12, 2019
Draft quality standards for ware potatoes proposed to the Codex Alimentarius Commission by India during its recent meeting in Mexico, were approved and will apply to global trade in potatoes
US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
September 10, 2019
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
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