Potatoes cockpit, 17.05.2019

Commodity buyers at Frittenmarkt are chasing after the last top batch of lagers and driving up prices this week. This also benefits potatoes of the second choice. Only really bad qualities with small calibres and bad baking colors are hard to sell. Yesterday, the firm sentiment was also reflected in the EEX index for processed potato. The market indicator has risen by € 1.60 / dt or 5.5% since...

Expert Opinion: 

Last week's rains in mainland Europe were not enough to re-wetting the dried-up lower layers of soil. However, in Central Holland, 30 to 40 liters of rain fell on the square meter over two days. The planting work is now complete.