Potatoes cockpit, 12.04.2019

In a commentary in today's Marktfax of the Farmer Group, the authors are surprised by the price reduction in Belgium, especially since, it is said, there was no willingness to sell potatoes at these rates in both Belgium and the other producing countries. The market watcher AMI in Bonn reports that no or only a few potatoes are being sold. The market for processing potatoes is resilient....

Expert Opinion: 

Many market participants are skeptical of the fall in potato prices in Belgium. Last week, the Association of Potato Processors in Belgium withdrew its quotations for Bintje and other varieties by five euros / 100 kg. Bintje should now be paid with € 20 and other fries with € 25/100 kg. Today,...