ZMP Potatoes News-Cockpit

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Good development in early potatoes

The French fries factories are now once again satisfied with the sales of French fries. In Germany, contracts for the old harvest are still being processed. Free goods do not play a significant role, producers who still own cold storage goods are obviously speculating on the transition from the old to the new harvest. At the beginning of the week, the Dutch reduced their prices. Belgapom reduced...
  • End of season old harvest
  • Reopening of gastronomy
  • Major events likely in the near future
  • Delay in harvest
  • Weather conditions new harvest good
  • declining demand in the food market

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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