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Domestic new potatoes come onto the market

Early potatoes from Germany are increasingly being traded. For about two weeks now, farmers have also been offering table potatoes in direct sales. However, the quantities are still manageable. The crop yields are below the expectations of most growers. In the southwest of the Federal Republic, however, the amounts are somewhat smaller than in the west or on the Lower Rhine. But especially here...
  • dryness
  • Frost damage in the UK
  • Dismantling storage potatoes
  • Large events are prohibited until at least the end of August
  • Factories produce on stock

ZMP Market Analyses

  • Veredelungskortoffeln

    (Text and graphics by Hans Jürgen Hölzmann, agricultural engineer, Meckenheim, February 21, 2020) Every year in February the buyers offer the new contracts for the bearing types for the "french raw material" such as B. Agria, Callenger and Fontane. Depending on the market situation, the conditions for fixed-price contracts change...

  • The quotes for processing potatoes

    Since the middle of November the price index for processing potatoes is listed on the EEX in Leipzig again. This index represents the average spot market quotations for goods that are free (from farm stock) the standard varieties for prompt delivery in the Western European countries. Through this index and the futures market prices, the market...

  • Market situation for processing potatoes

    The potato crop in Western Europe was completed in the last few days. The mostly weak this year qualities and yields could be harvested thus at least completely. From the individual countries, the statistical authorities so after report the estimated results that indicate a...

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