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Belgapom reduces prices again

Prices for processing potatoes remain under pressure. Belgapom lowered the price for Fontane to 10 euros/dt, while the previous week it was still 12.50 euros per deciton. Here and there, Belgian factories call up free goods, but overall the chip producers can utilize their capacity with contract goods from the current harvest. Deforestation in Belgium is making good progress. However, the market...
  • high demandTK products
  • higher processing capacities Western Europe
  • weak harvest in Sweden and southern Europe
  • Factories with contract goods are currently well utilized
  • current main harvest
  • Quality problems reduce inventory quantities

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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