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Eagle Eye says Idaho potato crop showing high quality but smaller sizing

Eagle Eye says Idaho potato crop showing high quality but smaller sizing

October 03, 2022
Eagle Eye Produce had been harvesting new crop potatoes for several weeks before beginning harvest for its storage supplies the week after Labor Day. While it is still too early to know the overall projection for the crop.
Potatoes from southern Colorado could soon be shipped to Mexico.

Potatoes from southern Colorado could soon be shipped to Mexico

July 27, 2022
U.S. farmers started shipping fresh potatoes into the Mexican interior in May, about 20 years after an initial deal was signed between the two countries.
National Potato Council Statement on Joint U.S.-Mexico Announcement on Potential Reopening of Mexican Market to U.S. Potatoes

National Potato Council on Joint US-Mexico Announcement on Potential Reopening of Mexican Market to US Potatoes

April 06, 2022
The National Potato Council released the following statement in response to a joint announcement by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Mexico Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Víctor Villalobos 
United States export of frozen potato increased by 30 percent in Q3 (YOY) in COVID rebound. Export to Mexico increased 63%

United States export of frozen potato increased by 30 percent in Q3 (YOY)

November 20, 2021
U.S. exports of frozen potato products increased by 30% for the July – September 2021 quarter compared to 2020. These increases were led by a 63% increase to Mexico
 U.S. potato exports recover in Marketing Year 2020/21

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.
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai met with Mexico's agriculture and economy ministers.

US pushes Mexico for approval of GM crops, access to potato market

July 12, 2021
The United States pressured Mexico on Wednesday to allow genetically modified crops into the country and to open up access to U.S.-grown potatoes. Trade talks were held Wednesday in Mexico City.
Left: USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, Right: Mexican Agriculture Secretary Víctor Villalobos Arámbula

National Potato Council letter to Vilsack/Tai: Maintain a ‘trust but verify’ stance with Mexico

July 01, 2021
You may have read last week that Mexican Agriculture Secretary Víctor Villalobos Arámbula is expected to travel to Washington, D.C. in early August to meet with his American counterpart, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.
México: Corte revoca sentencia que impedía importación de papa fresca de EU

México: Corte revoca sentencia que impedía importación de papa fresca de EU

May 04, 2021
Por unanimidad, ministros de la Primera Sala de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (SCJN), revocaron los amparos que un juez de distrito otorgó a productores de Sinaloa, con los cuales frenó la importación de papa fresca proveniente de EEUU.
Groups encourage Mexico regulators to immediately begin the rulemaking process to allow for the importation of fresh U.S. potatoes throughout the country.

US Potato Industry Celebrates Mexico’s Supreme Court Decision Overturning Decades-long Ban on Fresh US Potato Imports

April 29, 2021
Groups encourage Mexico regulators to immediately begin the rulemaking process to allow for the importation of fresh U.S. potatoes throughout the country.
Si México deja pasar papa fresca de EU, se perderá autosuficiencia alimentaria: Conpapa

Si México deja pasar papa fresca de EU, se perderá autosuficiencia alimentaria: Conpapa

April 12, 2021
México produce 1.8 millones de toneladas anuales, donde se exporta muy poco por los riesgos fitosanitarios que hay en el mundo.

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