Kartoffeln Cockpit, 18.10.2019

On the areas that were sprinkled in the summer - after all, this is 70% in the Netherlands - the precipitation now builds up especially. Lighter soils were harvested at our neighbors but only to 40-50%. Already at the beginning of the week, VTA, the potato association, announced that storage had stalled and that there was a shortage of supply for immediate demand. As a result, prices rose...

Expert Opinion: 

In Great Britain and Holland, the farmers have not made much headway with their potato harvest for days. After heavy rains, the harvesting work was set on Kleyböden. In the Dutch polders, only 30% of the potato fields have been cleared and even if not quite so much rain fell this week, the field...