News on Potatoes in Retail

Princesa Amandine entra en el sector de retail con Makro
October 12, 2023

La variedad, Princesa Amandine, entra en el sector de retail con Makro

Princesa Amandine ha alcanzado un acuerdo de distribución comercial con la cadena Makro, líder de la distribución mayorista para hostelería en España, que ya está ofreciendo esta patata en sus lineales.
PLUS (Dutch Supermarket)
September 28, 2023

Potatoes from Dutch supermarket chain PLUS standard organic

PLUS's Dutch range of unprocessed potatoes will become completely organic. As of today, the unprocessed potatoes in 1 kilo bags are standard organic. And again without increasing the price.
A good season for Jersey Royals, but at what cost? (Courtesy: David Ferguson)
September 21, 2023

A good season for Jersey Royals, but at what cost?

Jersey Potato exporters were able to negotiate a better price from UK supermarkets this year to help cover rising costs but blight and poor weather meant it was still a difficult season.
Rachel Atkinson-Leach, Vice President of Brand & Category Excellence at RPE
September 18, 2023

Farmer’s Promise announces New Burbank Reserve variety

Introducing the Burbank Reserve, a remarkable gem in the world of potatoes that effortlessly marries the qualities of casual and fine-dining restaurant excellence.
Taylor Grant, Leah Halverson and Bryan Jones: The Next Generation of Potato Farmers
September 16, 2023

Feeding America: Introducing the Next Generation Potato Farmers

A new generation of potato farmers uses cutting-edge instruments and methods to progress farms and preserve the soil for future generations all over the United States, often in unexpected areas.
September 13, 2023

Princesa Amandine potatoes at Fruit Attraction in three stands and in three formats

Princesa Amandine will participate in Fruit Attraction (from October 3 to 5 at IFEMA Madrid) and can be found at the stands of three of its partners, Udapa (10G06, hall 10), Ibérica de Patatas (5E06, hall 5) and Campotec (8C08, stand Portugal Fresh 2023).
Potato Production in Bangladesh
September 01, 2023

Bangladesh Government reports record potato production, yet prices are going up

Potato prices in Bangladesh are soaring even though farmers this year grew a record 1.04 crore tonnes, cutting the buying power of consumers, especially fixed and low-income people already battered by sustained high inflation.
The tray is not only compostable and recyclable but also oven-safe and microwaveable, said Rachel Atkinson-Leach.
August 30, 2023

New sustainable fiber tray for potatoes introduced

Tasteful Selections®, a specialty potato brand from RPE LLC, is introducing a new sustainable fiber tray with its Organic Sea Salt & Herb bite-size potatoes.
Potato Next, The Dutch Potato Cooperation
August 10, 2023

PotatoNext is the name of the new Agrico, Nedato and Leo de Kock cooperative focused on table potatoes

Agrico, Nedato and Leo de Kock announced the name of the new, independent cooperative of common consumption potatoes: PotatoNext. This joint cooperative marks an important milestone in the potato industry and will be the result of a close collaboration between the three renowned companies.
Fresh Potato Retail Sales FY23
August 06, 2023

United States Potato Retail Sales See Double-Digit Increases July 2022 – June 2023

United States retail dollar sales of potatoes increased 16.8% July 2022 – June 2023, which closed with a strong quarter (April – June 2023) that saw retail dollar sales growth of 14.5% compared to the same period last year.
India to Continue license-free Potato Import from Bhutan for Another Year
July 16, 2023

India to Continue license-free Potato Import from Bhutan for Another Year

The extension of the existing import policy for potato between India and Bhutan brings clarity and eliminates the need for additional documentation.
US Retail potato sales down in volume, consumers spent more on spuds in Q1 2023
June 08, 2023

US Retail potato sales down in volume, but up in dollars spent in Q1 2023

Potato retail sales increased 16.0% in sales but decreased in volume by -4.4% from January - March 2023 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a decrease, volume sales remain above pre-pandemic levels.
patata temprana
May 30, 2023

Egipto e Israel, los amos de la ‘temprana’ en Europa

El declive productivo de Europa deja hueco para que las importaciones extracomunitarias se abran paso, especialmente en el segmento de patata temprana.
Patatas recién cosechadas
May 27, 2023

La patata en España, un juego de exportación e importación

España cerró el año 2022 con un aumento de las exportaciones e importaciones de patata, en lo que parece un juego de idas y venidas de un producto, cuyo sector empieza a pensar en una nueva reorganización de las fechas de siembra.
Potato display at Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heyn. The concept was developed in cooperation with both Nedato and Leo de Kock
May 24, 2023

Ware potato growers Agrico, Leo de Kock and Nedato join forces in new independent cooperative

The ware potato activities of Agrico and Nedato, along with Leo de Kock, shall be hived off to form a new independent cooperative of ware potato growers. The new organization will start its activities this autumn. Further integration will then take place in stages.
Asociafruit impulsa el consumo de la patata nueva temprana andaluza
May 23, 2023

Asociafruit impulsa el consumo de la patata nueva temprana andaluza

La campaña de recolección avanza con bajas productividades, altos precios y una alta demanda tanto en el mercado nacional, como en el mercado exterior, Alemania y Francia fundamentalmente.
Patatas Rubio - La Rioja
May 17, 2023

La Rioja, España: Patatas Rubio firma acuerdo con el supermercado Carrefour

El supermercado Carrefour ha firmado un nuevo acuerdo con la empresa riojana Patatas Rubio, proveedor con el que trabaja en el desarrollo de su marca 'Carrefour Círculo de Calidad'.
Early potato harvest
May 10, 2023

Potato planting in Castilla y Leon reaches its final stretch and it's possible yields fall

The sowing campaign, which started on February 20 with the planting of the short-cycle varieties, has reached its final stretch in the later areas of Leon, Burgos, and Segovia.

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