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Decrease in acreage in the Netherlands

The weather conditions ensure good growth of the tubers and red signs on the stock exchange. At EEX, the courses for potatoes dropped again significantly and were at a low of 6.80 euros / dt on Wednesday. The highest trade to date was 8.50 euros / dt. and thus a little friendlier again. The season will start later with the processing raw material. The main cause is the weather of the last few...
  • Clearances are ongoing
  • small acreage NL
  • Precipitation deficits
  • Offering of early potatoes manageable
  • Precipitation in important growing regions
  • full cold store at processors
  • restricted major events
  • extensive acreage in total

ZMP Market Analyses

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