ZMP Cockpit – News Summary

Rising trend in the potato prices

Since the initial stocks of raw material and potato products were low in this marketing season, the hunger of processors of fry raw material was already very high at the beginning of this year's harvest season. At the beginning of the main harvest, only a few field crops have the chance to grow. The Federation of Producers FIWAP confirms that the additional quantity this year comes only from the...
  • Pent-up demand for frit raw material
  • Deliveries are below the 5-year average - additional quantity only from cultivation extension
  • Demand from Eastern Europe remains high
  • Markets are stabilizing
  • Potato yields in the Netherlands above average

ZMP Market Analyses

  • 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...

  • The courses at the tipping point?

    On the potato futures market the courses are in recent weeks increasingly under pressure. The Rodearbeiten progressed very well until mid-October with nearly ideal conditions, so that the processors had no difficulties with the supply contract goods. The income and strength...

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