August 07, 2013
In a typical year, potato growers who start digging their crop too soon give up some of their potential yield by harvesting immature spuds. But growers who wait this year may miss out on unheard-of prices.
August 07, 2013
The Council of Agriculture and Water of the Spanish Region of Murcia estimates this year's potato production to reach 100,027 tonnes;an increase of 27% compared to the previous campaign.
June 13, 2013
Greenvale, the UK’s leading potato supplier, will be celebrating the return of this season’s British Gems baby new potatoes in Sainsbury’s with a marketing campaign heralding the great British summer and a season jam-packed with iconic British events.
May 21, 2013
As north Florida begins spring volume up to two weeks late, buyers can expect lower red potato supplies to keep demand high and prices above normal.
February 19, 2013
Some of Florida's potato crops (Hastings and East Palatka) took a hit when freezing temperatures moved through the area Sunday night and Monday morning.
November 12, 2012
At the inaugural auction of new season baby potatoes recently, bidding reached an impressive $3000. This was for 15kgs so that means the potatoes actually sold for $200,000 per tonne! Mr Tom Penna of Elders transferred his highly regarded auctioneering...
October 18, 2012
The start of the annual harvest highlights the success of the potato industry which is providing an economic bonanza in South Australia, becoming the success story of the state's $2.5 billion horticulture sector in the past decade.
May 02, 2012
Despite suffering a downward trend in recent years and the general crisis, the sector of the Andalusian Early Potato, encompassed in Asociafruit, expects a fruitful campaign. Although the reduction in area slows down to around 10-15% over last season...
April 12, 2012
Florida potato grower-shippers reported strong demand in early April, but an early start to the northern Florida deal could yield sluggish red potato markets in May. The week of April 9, all production in the Sunshine State was coming from the souther...