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Cash index falls to 3.10 euros / German

The Dutch ventured to a listing on Monday, if not for all varieties. Belgapom and Reka but also the RNM in France are not listed this week either, because there are hardly any sales of processed potatoes on the spot markets. The demand from the frit manufacturers is at best described as low. Alternative sales channels are sought by producers. Biogas plants and cattle farmers take up the stored...
  • Food potatoes in demand by food retailers
  • Excess potatoes
  • Corona pandemic
  • Closure of restaurants and canteens
  • Production for cold storage

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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