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Quiet trading at the potato market

The fundamentals of the processed potato market have changed little over the past few days. The industry is taking a wait-and-see approach and continues to focus primarily on the processing of the contract tubers. Free quantities are found in a limited range, trading is tough. The price expectations of buyers and sellers often differ too much. In addition, there are always quality problems. There...
  • Few excess lots
  • Steady processing numbers
  • Small European harvest
  • Increasing storage problems - time-critical marketing
  • Quiet trading in fry raw material
  • Hardly any impetus in the export business

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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