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Solid atmosphere at the potato market

The market for processing potatoes remains solid and dynamic. Prices have increased almost everywhere. Reka raised its prices for Fontane and Challenger to 35 euros/dt, Agria is quoted at 36 euros/dt and Innovator can even achieve up to 38 euros/dt. In particular, the lack of willingness to sell and the overall tight supply situation due to a significant lack of quantities from the last harvest...
  • scarce supplies due to smaller harvests
  • low willingness to give up
  • Export demand Eastern Europe
  • The first early potatoes from Israel and Egypt are expected

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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